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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Rockingham, Virginia

    For Local Relief Sale

    For local Relief Sale held at our County Fairgrounds on Oct 1-2. (The sale is a joy - quilts, pies, cakes, you name it.). Although not a Mennonite I am honored to offer this for their worthy cause. The table is a modification on a through tenon design Mission End Table. (The slats are tough to do BTW.). 13/16 cherry with 2 legs, drawer is dovetailed. I made the mistake of using Target Cherry Toner which is brutal to deal with - love most of their products - especially EM 2000 and EM 6000 (which is what this is finished with plus a catalyst). Will not use it again. Will use Watco and let it dry for 3 days. As an experiment I used my small Domino and 8mm tenons on the rear and pocket screws on the sides. Next time I will use the Domino exclusively if I do not do through tenons. Reason I sent this in is because my wife told me, gasp, it is beautiful.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2018
    Lancaster, Ohio
    very nice, my wife will not see this at this time as she would insist I build it right now for her

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Lafayette, Indiana
    Great looking table. Nice job.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Morocco IN
    Very well done Thomas - not only the table but the intent as well. Good on ya.
    Stand for something, or you'll fall for anything.

  5. #5
    Very nice and very kind of you to contribute to their cause.
    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."
    - Sir Edmund Burke

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Cincinnati, OH
    Noble exercise and excellent table.
    Rustic? Well, no. That was not my intention!

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