Archive for the 'Rosewood Console' Category

Rosewood Console Table #4

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Rosewood Console Table: Assembly The best step of any project had finally arrived, the final assembly!  We tackled the final assembly in five small steps, rather than trying to build the entire table all at once.  The picture above shows the final glue-up. We are quite fond of how the final piece turned out! The […]

Rosewood Console Table #3

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Rosewood Console Table: Mortising and Finishing After allowing the veneer to cure and fully adhere to the MDF substrate, we tackled the task of mortising dozens of 5″ long, .5″ wide, 1″ deep mortises in the surfaces, which would hold a loose tenon and connect the surfaces to the uprights. Using a clamping straightedge, a […]

Rosewood Console #2

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Rosewood Console Table: Rosewood Veneering With the three surfaces sized to the correct width and length it was time to add a couple of layers of conversion varnish to the MDF.  This may seem backwards or counter intuitive, but with a PSA (peel-and-stick adhesive) backed veneer, the PSA will only stick to a sealed and […]

Rosewood Console #1

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

This console table, built from Santos Rosewood, is for one of our newest clients from San Francisco. The table itself is a very simple, contemporary design, comprising of just ten parts in all; three surfaces and seven uprights. Each surface is 68″ wide, 14″ deep, and 2″ thick. All seven of the uprights are 3.75″ […]