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Thorsen Table Challenge #11: A peek at the finished tabletop!

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Blog entry by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 2647 days ago 977 reads 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 10: Making pegs my way ! Part 11 of Thorsen Table Challenge series Part 12: Showing some more of my cards ! »

I completed my draw bored pegging of the breadboards yesterday, with success. Then I applied one coat of wipe on Poly .

I’m very pleased with the outcome.

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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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oscorner

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#1 posted 2647 days ago

That’s some beautiful wood grain showing through on your table top! The pegging looks, great, too!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#2 posted 2647 days ago

Oh, thats just alful Dick, why don’t you send it to Pob 311 laingsburg mich. and I’ll make sure it get disposed of. it would probably be hearbreaking for you to do it. You got time to make another. Mike

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 2647 days ago

Thanks Os,
That’s a great looking railroad tie, isn’t it.
Mike, We must have posted at the same time. I don’t think I’ll have time to make another. I won’t be long, & we’re heading for our cabin. Then mabe I’ll make a table out of some Tag Alder.
I don’t think it’ll fit in you PO Box.

Thanks for looking out for me Debbie.

-- -** 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 2647 days ago

and the pegs tie it all together so nicely

aren’t our LJ friends so thoughtful, Dick? How nice of Mike to offer to help you out in such a manner :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 2647 days ago

I’m surprised he did’nt take me up on it. Probably Because Os and you had to tell him how beautiful it really is. It’s hard to fool ole Dick he did’nt just fall of the turnup truck yesterday with me. mike

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

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2647 days ago

hahah :) Sorry if I messed up your plans, Mike

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 2647 days ago

I just edited my last comment.

-- -** 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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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 2647 days ago

Dick, sounds like you better make sure your little project table is well protected!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 2647 days ago

Well I better go get to work before I get into any more trouble. See you all. love mike

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

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oscorner

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#10 posted 2647 days ago

Sorry, Mike. I wish I would have thought about offering to help Dick get rid of it. LOL. Hope all my LumberJock buddies are having a great day!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Don

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#11 posted 2647 days ago

Nice work, Dick. The top looks fantastic – you are right to be happy with it. I particularly like the way the pegs have turned out.

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 2647 days ago

Thanks Don,
I value any commentary coming 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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Chip

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#13 posted 2647 days ago

Got drool all over my keyboard just looking at that beautiful walnut Dick. That is some terrific craftsmanship and a wonderful piece. Can’t wait to see everything come together. Thanks for posting the step-by-step… sure is interesting to watch and very educational.

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

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David

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#14 posted 2647 days ago

Dick -

Very impressive! I really like how your pegs turned out. I also appreciate you sharing your process and experiences with making pegs. I really admire your work!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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PanamaJack

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#15 posted 2647 days ago

Dick, you’re table is lookin’ good! A little better each time you post. Awesome!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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