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Thread: Finally finished the dining table

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Placitas, NM in the foothills of the Sandia Mt

    Finally finished the dining table

    I promised SWMBO a new dining table for Thanksgiving, last thanksgiving
    Finally done and she is happy. She even suggested that I probably could have finished it much sooner if I had more Festools! What a lady!

    The wood is walnut with lots of sapwood. Finish is solarlux lemon yellow dye, mohawk burnt amber glaze, rockhard varnish, and menzerna polish. Thanks Per for the rockhard/menzerna tip!

    Thanks to John Downy and others for help with the breadboard process.

    Well, I guess I better get started on Christmas stuff, hopefully I'll have some done for Valentines .
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails diningtableside.jpg   diningtabletop.jpg  
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    That looks very nice, Jesse. I'm guessing LOYL figures it was worth the wait.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    I'm sure the promised delivery date was forgotten as soon as she saw that beautiful table. Great job Jesse.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Now that’s something to be proud of!

    Beautiful work Jesse. The finish looks great!
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  5. #5
    Steve Clardy Guest
    Great job Jesse. Looks great

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan

    Whats for dinner?

    nice lookin table jesse, the walnut looked nice and the sheen looks great as well.. good thing per is freidnly sort huh and he's expeiernced too
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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Tokiwadai, Japan
    Beautiful Jesse! It sure looks like it was worth the wait, what new Festies are ya gettin'?

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Houston, Texas
    Oh Jesse,
    I am sorry it turned out so flat on top. Stuff just happens some times
    Oh, Oh did you want it flat?
    Fine project , great client!
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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Charlotte, NC
    Beautiful work Jesse! I'll have to check into the rockhard finish for a project. That Walnut really looks great!

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Nanaimo B.C. Canada
    Beautiful table, nice finishing job.

    Did you make the chairs as well?
    Cheers! - Jim

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