Thorsen table challenge - tease! #5: I can see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Blog entry by oscorner posted 04-25-2007 12:09 PM 1051 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well everyone I tried to post this a couple of nights ago, but it seems we had some technical difficulties. I’m glad it has been fixed.

I cut my dowels to length on the table aprons:

Added another cross member to the front and back assemblies:

Then setup to drill for the addition of some 1/2” buttons for a decreative element:

Had to make my own table top hold downs:

And route slots in which to allow for wood movement for the hold downs:

Last but not least, I started on finishing the table top:

I hope you’ve enjoyed this blog. ;^)

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 04-25-2007 12:50 PM

Nice going Os,
My table is gradually coming along too. I was thinking of making the same kind of hold downs.

It’s been lonely the last couple of days without LJ.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 04-25-2007 01:35 PM

Though I’m not building one of these fine tables, ( gotta get shop built back 1st) I sure am enjoying seeing everyone’s progress. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jimmy

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#3 posted 04-25-2007 01:47 PM

Looking great Os, It’s got some reat grean on the top.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 04-25-2007 03:00 PM

Looking good Os….getting a little worried. The competition is heating up.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#5 posted 04-25-2007 04:35 PM

thanks for posting your progress – not only is it fun to watch it “grow” but I get to benefit from the little tidbits of “how to”!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 04-25-2007 05:05 PM

Nice progress Os

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#7 posted 04-27-2007 01:19 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words. I’ve since added a shelf on the bottom and will hopefully have more to share next week.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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