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Thorsen Table Challenge #6: Joining the Table Top, & Shelves

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Blog entry by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 2642 days ago 1166 reads 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Another Wee Bit of a Peek !! Part 6 of Thorsen Table Challenge series Part 7: Going for the Top !! Also pegging joints info. »

My Walnut board was 6 3/4” wide, but it was dished a little, so I ripped it in half, & joined it in 4 sections for the top, I also glued some Ash to the edges.

The Top clamped up.

Now I have to go out, & start with the breadboard ends for the Tabletop.

This is one of the Shelves, using my new Irwin Clamps

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-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1



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Don

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#1 posted 2642 days ago

Enjoying your WIP, Dick.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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#2 posted 2642 days ago

Hurry up! Dick.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 2642 days ago

Don, Thanks.
Wish I knew what WIP means.
Dennis , As long as you’re ahead of me now, I guess I’ll play Turtle for awhile.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#4 posted 2642 days ago

Did someone say turtle? Were you talking to me? I haven’t worked on my table since the my last posting of pictures. I’m not sure that I will make it now. Dick, I like the way you improvised by instead of getting another board for that cupped one.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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oscorner

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#5 posted 2642 days ago

Nice looking top and shelf, Dick. Remember, don’t do what I did on the breadboards, o.k.? I look forward to your next posting.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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fred

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#6 posted 2642 days ago

Dick – I just love your work in process.

-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

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Chip

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#7 posted 2642 days ago

me too Dick… thanks for posting.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Obi

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#8 posted 2642 days ago

I thought the breadboard was to cover the end grain

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WayneC

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#9 posted 2642 days ago

WIP - Work in Progress

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 2642 days ago

Thanks All.
Os, I have a feeling it’s going to be alright. I’ve built a lot of things before I ever heard of expansion. the stuff has survived.
Fred, Thanks for WIP, trying to learn.
Obi, That’s in the rest of the story

Try and figure this one out. “WYSIWYG” LOL ;)

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#11 posted 2641 days ago

Hi Dick;
—-I’m enjoying the picture show and your work as ‘in the process’....
GODSPEED,
Frank

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 2641 days ago

Thank you Frank, It’s nice hearing from you.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Karson

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#13 posted 2641 days ago

Very Nice Dick. Walnut and Ash. A good combination.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#14 posted 2638 days ago

Whats a breadboard? Do you cut bread on it. If it is why is it so thin? GO get em Dick. I’m way behind. Got sidetracked making my grandson a little box for whatever and mounted a nice set of deer horns for my nephew. I got to post that, it’s pretty neat. Made it from a slab of oak. His wife won’t let him hang a carcass in the house though. Man those are some big clamps. I have Irwin clamps, but nothing that size. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#15 posted 2638 days ago

Thanks Mike
We buy our bread pre-sliced now. Whats a knife ? LOL
Those are new heavy duty clamps. 500 lbs. one hand, 950 lbs. two hands. Lotsa power.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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