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Table Challenge #1: where to start?

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Blog entry by MsDebbieP posted 03-22-2007 01:52 PM 985 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Table Challenge series Part 2: My Legs Are Bothering Me »

Martin asked for the progress to be blogged, so I guess I’d better start writing.

step 1: the hardest part, in my opinion, is deciding what the finished project “should” look like. I’m not one for copying so, of course, it has to have a little “Debbie” in the creation.

What will the “Debbie effect” look like? Will it be the old barnboards from my great-grandfather’s farm? Will it be the rough-hewn pine or will it be the newly-found-love willow? And what about the finishing touches: will it be some leatherwork, or perhaps giving a try at the chipcarving? Or perhaps it will have some woodburning done to it, giving it that extra something?

Too many options and not enough skill!!

One thing I know for sure – the final table (or plant stand) will be RUSTIC.

Days remaining to figure it out and to create it: 70

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



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Karson

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#1 posted 03-23-2007 02:36 AM

Wow Debbie. Three pages back and only 13 hours old. We are getting a lot of new plogs here.

Glad to hear Rustic. That means one of the decisions has been firmed up. Unless its like mine and a change of direction.

Good Luck, Make Dust.

-- 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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scottb

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#2 posted 03-23-2007 03:00 AM

I thought you were going to use leather? Perhaps leather and willow?

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 03-23-2007 03:31 AM

not sure how leather is going to fit in.
I’m thinkin, though…

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

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scottb

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#4 posted 03-23-2007 03:39 AM

use it to sew the whole thing together… join the small group going glueless! (not a group unless another one of us joins)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#5 posted 03-23-2007 04:59 AM

I cut 8 sticks and then I cut 4 more sticks and then I cut two sticks

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