Thorsen Side Table, Woodworking Challenge, Curly Beech

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Blog entry by Karrie posted 05-25-2007 02:37 AM 1485 reads 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the construction details for my table for the LumberJocks / Popular Woodworking Challenge.
Dads sub series for the tables that our family were going to make was the ”The Uniqueness of Wood”. We all tried to make tables from unique wood. I selected Curly Beech.

Other Projects in this series are Dan's Yellow Birch, Dave's Cherry Table, and Dad’s Goncalo Alves and Dad’s “Twins”:

The Blogs are “Dad’s #1”:, “Dad’s #2, Dad’s #3, Dad’s #4, Dad’s #5.
Dan’s Yellow Birch.

These are the aprons for all of the tables, mine are under the Black Popular Twin.

The breadboards with the Blackwood pegs.

The shelf supports for all six tables. Mine are second from the bottom.

These are the shelves for the six tables. Mine is lower left.

A close up of the figure in the curly Beech in the shelf.

This is the top of my table.

My table is in the front right

The two on the left are my dad’s, then Dan’s (guitarfreak), Then Dave’s, Front row is dad’s and mine is on the front right.

-- Karrie

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#1 posted 05-25-2007 05:09 AM

That’s some great figured lumber! The surface shimmers all over – looks great!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#2 posted 05-25-2007 11:48 AM

Again, I am so impressed by this family project.

Love your table (love all of the tables)

Well done. Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 05-25-2007 01:41 PM

They all look fantastic…..

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#4 posted 05-25-2007 03:55 PM

Wow…the multiplying table! All of them are awesome! Family prize?

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#5 posted 05-25-2007 04:07 PM

Beautiful tables!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#6 posted 02-16-2011 04:38 AM

Nice table. Do more! ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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