Cherry TV Stand

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Project by Robert posted 11-08-2012 02:05 AM 1330 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cherry table out of some lumber sawn on my family’s farm for my television and electronics. I was lucky to get enough from what was left to build the top, unfortunately most of it was left out in the weather. I saved the legs from an old table that was being thrown away. This being my first large woodworking project was a valuable learning experience and I most certainly had some unexpected challenges, but thats the best part of this hobby for me .

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 02:16 AM

Really nice piece.

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 09:58 AM

Very nice work.

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 12:40 PM

Nice build, good looking piece of furniture.

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 02:21 PM

The cherry looks good. That is a very fantastic work!

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#5 posted 11-10-2012 02:11 AM

Nice work! How did you plane the top once it was glued together? Also, what did you use for the top profile?

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#6 posted 11-11-2012 05:16 PM

Well luckily for me I was able to run the top through a friends 48” drum sander and really save myself some time.
As for the top profile I used a 3/8” roman ogee.

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