|Project by roundabout22||posted 04-06-2007 09:17 PM||2544 views||2 times favorited||10 comments|
When I was a kid I was rummaging through the storage room looking for something and found a table top. It was in bad condition, the top was scarred and underneath it still had part of the old aprons attached. Knowing just enough about woodworking to get me into trouble, I took it upon myself to try and fix it. My dad saw my results, which were terrible as the table was very wooblely, and just about killed me. I didn’t know it was his grandpa that made the table, and it was one of the only things my dad had of his. Well I didn’t do anything to the top (Thankfully) I just added a base. Quicker than you can say trouble I took the base off and put the top back where I found it.
Well, this past year I saw the tabletop again, and ask my mom about it. She said that my dad was a little afraid to do anything to it. My skills have improved a little since my first attempt so I tried it again and this is the end result. I would have to say its leaps and bounds better than the first attept.
The top is Cedar that came from the family property, which we no longer have unfortunately, the aprons are pine and the legs douglas fir, which were the materials that were used on the table when it was first built
Sorry the pictures aren’t that great
-- remember always measure once and cut twice