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MY SECOND PROJECT 20 YEARS A GO MADE FROM LARGE LEAF FIGURED MAPLE
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#1 posted 12-25-2008 10:59 PM
Very nice table. So did you get a computer today or just free time to catch up on some project posts? LOL Great stuff!
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#2 posted 12-26-2008 12:11 AM
Hey Keith ?Thanks for the compliment. I just had the time and had to learned how to post. Looks like you have some very impressive work and nice web site. I see your from Orange county I’m from Tustin before moving to Oregon.
Merry ChristmasJim Brokenbourgh
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#3 posted 04-14-2009 06:51 AM
love this table
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#4 posted 06-01-2009 07:45 AM
I have always wanted to build one of these! I really like the finish, too often it seems people over-stain projects which look good at the time but in ten or fifteen years the color is out of style and the piece becomes awkward. Clear finish on gorgeous wood never goes out of style though, great choice.
#5 posted 06-01-2009 05:24 PM
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#6 posted 06-01-2009 05:32 PM
Looks like a heirloom to me :)
how are the breadboards fixed to the top? is it with glue only? pegs?
-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.
#7 posted 06-01-2009 05:44 PM
Hey PurpI cut out the tongue of the bread board with several tenons I glued the center tenon and pegged the others with elongated holes for wood movementJim
#8 posted 06-01-2009 05:48 PM
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#9 posted 11-13-2010 07:53 PM
This table has seen us through many a meal and I love it!
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#10 posted 12-01-2012 08:08 AM
This is awesome, my Dad built me a desk very similar to this but not anywhere near as nice, it was my college desk easy to set up and take apart still use it, as a computer desk but oh boy does it sway, yours is beauty first function after, mine is absolutely sentimental, he wrote me a note on the bottom, but I don’t think he intended on me using it for the next 15 years. By the way it was our first stain color vs natural conversation, it’s green! Beautiful!
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#11 posted 12-01-2012 01:15 PM
Very nice table! How wide are the trestle bases? I have been commissioned to build a trestle table 7’ long by 3 1/2’ wide and I am trying to figure out how wide and thick to make the Trestles.
-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"
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