Mark ( on January 21st, 2009

If you’ve been following along with this project, you know that I completed the inlay and the glue-up in my last post. So, it was on to sanding and finishing tasks. I’m not sure how I liked working with the Hard Maple on this project. Even with careful reading of the grain of each board, […]

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Mark ( on April 29th, 2008

Well, after a wait for the finish to cure and my being out of town, the Queen Anne Side Table is finally ready for its unveiling. When I last posted about this table, the construction was complete and I spoke about the possible options for a finish. In the end, I went with a finish […]

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Mark ( on March 4th, 2008

With the bulk of the construction on the table complete, it was time to move on to the detailing tasks and finish work. I spent a considerable amount of time scraping and sanding all of the parts of the table. There were areas on the legs where the knees transition into the posts that needed […]

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