New Tables For the Mrs.

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Project by bayouman posted 09-18-2008 11:59 PM 3034 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I received a request for a pair of Mission Style end tables from the lovely but formidable Ms. Linda. The first was straightforward and I had plans and drawings from, I believe, WOOD Magazine. The second was a bit more complicated. It had to act as end table for the chair but also wrap around the couch. No plans, no drawings. So I borrowed what I could from the first table and then improvised. It’s almost completed. Just need to add the shelf and then the finish. Picture one is the straightforward one.

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#1 posted 09-19-2008 12:42 AM

That’s showroom quality! I love mission style furniture and you did a great job.

-- Never pet a burning dog...

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#2 posted 09-19-2008 01:07 AM

nice tables
and great timing
loml has ‘hinted’ that I’m getting ready to build 2 of those end tables.
if they come out 1/2 as nice I’ll score some serious brownie points!

-- CaptnA - "When someone hurts you, write it in the sand so the winds of forgiveness will scatter the memory... "

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#3 posted 09-19-2008 02:46 AM

My wife is talking about a mission style sleigh bed: I hope my attempt at mission style turns out like your. Those tables look great!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#4 posted 09-19-2008 03:23 AM

Nice Job!!! I’d love to see a pic of the couch table next to the chair and the couch…

-- Jeremy, North Dakota

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#5 posted 09-19-2008 12:23 PM

Great looking tables, I bet there will be no honey-do-s for a long time.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 09-22-2008 01:40 AM

Beautiful job!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, [email protected]

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#7 posted 01-04-2009 02:44 PM

nice looking table….really like the big one, look really nice…Like the mission look

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#8 posted 10-08-2009 08:07 AM

I like your adaptation of the craftman style to modern use. I also like the graceful curve in the front. It has a light and airy look to it, but sturdy too.

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