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Walnut side table

comments (4) February 24th, 2013 in Reader's Gallery

Jeff_M_PA Jeff_M_PA, member
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Front view
Top
Drawer close-up
Breadboard end detail
Tapered legs w/ stopped mortices for haunched mitered apron tenons which meet in the middle.  Fun joinery.
Front view - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Front view


Walnut side table adapted from Anthony Guidice, "Tables."  Very thin and light, but surprisingly strong with the apron tennons mitered to their mates inside the legs.  I just hope the breadboard ends keep the walnut top flat w/ seasonal movement.  

Finished with two coats Danish oil and 3 coats wet sanded wipe-on poly on the base, ~8 coats on the top.


Design or Plan used: Anthony Guidice

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Comments (4)

Jeff_M_PA Jeff_M_PA writes: Thanks all. Not my design, but I appreciated the light aesthetic and it was ideal for the spot behind the couch where it now lives.
Posted: 9:35 am on February 26th

MarkFoster MarkFoster writes: *piece

Posted: 3:42 am on February 26th

MarkFoster MarkFoster writes: Agreed. I like the thin legs/dimensions. This is something I find very hard to dial in but this place is superb. Well done.
Posted: 3:41 am on February 26th

mrossk mrossk writes: very nice. On a simple piece the proportions become even more important. I think you nailed it.
Posted: 11:05 am on February 25th

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