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Lego Table #5: Taking Shape

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Blog entry by Eric posted 12-31-2008 10:40 AM 2211 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Everything is a Workbench and the World is My Shop Part 5 of Lego Table series Part 6: Oh Yeah, I Was Building a Lego Table »

Today I had a decent amount of shop time for a guy with two kids and an infant – a whopping four hours! I was able to put it to good use, and I made some progress on the Lego Table. So here are a couple pics:

First, here is the dovetailed frame with the center support piece. Those tenons will be double-wedged, and trimmed flush of course.

And then, after cutting the 1/2” plywood to fit, here’s an idea of how it will look:

It’s no chisel box, but I guess it’ll do. :^)

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com



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Tomcat1066

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#1 posted 12-31-2008 12:11 PM

Not to shabby at all ;)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 12-31-2008 12:26 PM

This is looking pretty good, Eric. The dovetails are a nice idea given the challenges this will face from three children.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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woodworm

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#3 posted 12-31-2008 03:00 PM

Considering the time’s constraint and the working area’s limitation you are having, it is a good progress and a great achievement.
Keep it up Eric.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Jimthecarver

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#4 posted 12-31-2008 03:36 PM

Looking good! And the chisel box looked good as well. I need to make a chisel box as the plastic sleve has gotten tattered. Maybe when I make it I will post both holders…..lol
Your doing a fine job keep up the good work, and Happy New Year!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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PurpLev

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#5 posted 12-31-2008 04:04 PM

NICE! I love that idea.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#6 posted 12-31-2008 04:25 PM

That’ll do pig, that’ll do.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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lew

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#7 posted 12-31-2008 06:17 PM

Ditto what Todd said!!

Coming along great!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 01-01-2009 05:38 AM

Looks nice.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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jim1953

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#9 posted 01-01-2009 06:33 AM

Nice Job the kids will love it

-- Jim, Kentucky

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