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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-18-2016, 01:46 PM Thread Starter
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I saw a simple project for a coffee table on Youtube offered by Popular Woodworking and I decided to make it for my daughter. I used the same design to make the end table. The tables are made from walnut which I purchased locally as 4/4 rough cut. It was a fun project and I enjoyed making them. I finished the tables with 3 coats of rub-on satin poly. After letting it cure for a week, I rubbed on paste wax with 0000 steel wool.
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Nice work Chuck.

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really nice well done, Chuck
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Very nice design and execution. I would have avoided using the pieces with the knot holes though.
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Very nice and well done. I think the knot holes give it character. In today's world of live edge things I think it looks great.

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Very nice design and execution. I would have avoided using the pieces with the knot holes though.
Thanks Dennis, I appreciate your candid comments. It's probably a result of my inexperience in that I thought that it added character. Now I'll know better next time.
@shopguy ...I just saw your post. Thank you for the reinforcement regarding the knotholes. I guess like many things, it's a matter of personal taste.

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Totally agree with all the others, congratulations.

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Very nice work . Sure like he curves legs as you don't see that very often

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What's knot to like?
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Very nice. Knots and all. Tastes differ but, I like them.

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