Cherry console table.

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Project by Mark posted 05-25-2013 01:59 AM 1346 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished the console table. It’s all solid Cherry. I finished it with Minwax Teak oil ,(when I read the can it said label may contain pictures of teak. Mine did. It’s got to be Teak oil…....Right? :) and 5 coats of water born satin Varathane. To get the curved front pieces I sliced 2 pieces of 4/4X6 into 1/4”x6”X 26” long ( 3 pieces from each, built an arch from scrap 2×4, then glued and clamped 3 at a time to the jig. Turned out ok for my first crack. The top I glued up 3- 5×55” boards and planed it to a bit over 3/4” by hand. I really enjoyed my first real hand planning job. All said and done, the Mrs. is very happy,so, so am I. Please don’t mind the mess on the bench. :( Thanks for lookin’.

-- Mark

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#1 posted 05-25-2013 02:26 AM

Very, very nice work! That’s a show piece to be proud off.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 [email protected]

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#2 posted 05-25-2013 04:03 AM

Nice work

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#3 posted 05-26-2013 01:54 PM

Very nice. What is the leg inlay?

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#4 posted 05-26-2013 02:18 PM

Tnwood. I’s a 1/4”X 2” strip of Walnut. I laminated that between 2 pieces of 4/4 Cherry.

-- Mark

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#5 posted 05-26-2013 11:45 PM

Love the through tenon joinery. Nice work!

-- Paul, Duvall, WA

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#6 posted 05-29-2013 02:41 PM

Classy and elegant table! Great design, wood choice and joinery. Well done!

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