Finally finished the repairs on the table that got damaged at the fair. I also entered the Shaker oval basket. In spite of the damages, the table got a second, and the basket took a third.
Interesting comment on the table: Judge didn't understand the idea of the 'floating' top. He thought it should open, or something.
Basket is cherry, with curly maple bottom & handle.
Table is cherry, with curly maple aprons. Top sits about 1" above aprons. Finish is about 8 coats of Target 8000cv. (Waterborne conversion varnish).