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Project by Dave posted 05-23-2007 04:17 AM 2526 views 2 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the construction details for my table for the LumberJocks / Popular Woodworking Challenge.

Dads sub series for the tables that our family were going to make was the ”The Uniqueness of Wood”,. We all tried to make tables from unique wood, but I wanted mine from Cherry. So there.

All of the projects are here: Other items in this series are my brother Dan's Yellow Birch, Dad's Goncalo Alves Table, and Dad’s Holly and Popular Twins The final one is my sister Karrie's Curly Beech

I’m pounding the pegs into the breadboard ends. I using a chunk of Osage Orange as my hammer.

I’m now cutting them off to the right length.

I’m not usually this happy when I’m running the tools.

Gluing the breadboards on. This is my clamping picture of the table

These are the shelves for the six tables. Mine is on the lower right.

This is the top of my table.

My table is on the right
The two on the left are my dad’s Popular and Holly Twins, and the next one is my brothers Yellow Birch. Then mine, Front row is Dad’s Goncalo Alves and Karrie’s Curly Beech

Mother is starting to put the tables to use:

-- ))penmaker((





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Karson

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#1 posted 05-23-2007 04:18 AM

Good job Dave. Be proud.

Dad

-- 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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mot

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#2 posted 05-23-2007 04:23 AM

This is a very crafty group!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#3 posted 05-23-2007 04:23 AM

Well done Dave!!!

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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oscorner

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#4 posted 05-23-2007 04:28 AM

Great table, Dave.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Diane

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#5 posted 05-23-2007 05:07 AM

Great job and the family getting together to do projects is great. That’s a very nice table you made.

Diane

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#6 posted 05-23-2007 05:10 AM

Dave you did really great. Nice pictorial. Best-o-luck in your future woodworking endeavors.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 05-23-2007 06:12 AM

Dave, great job, I suppose you’ll be building some bigger things before long. You have a swell Dad. Good Luck !!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#8 posted 05-23-2007 09:20 AM

Great table Dave…..you guys are lucky to have your Dad showing you how to work with wood. It’s something you’ll carry with you for the rest of your days. The skills you learn now will serve you well when you have your own place some day….Good Luck!

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#9 posted 05-23-2007 01:46 PM

what a beautiful table and i really enjoyed the pix showing you at work – it looks like you really are having a lot of fun.

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

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#10 posted 05-23-2007 02:38 PM

A real champion!

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Obi

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#11 posted 05-23-2007 03:08 PM

Beautiful job…

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#12 posted 05-23-2007 03:29 PM

You are embarassing us old folks, Dave. Great Job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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fred

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#13 posted 05-23-2007 05:56 PM

I agree with Charlie M. Those are some wonderful looking tables. Keep up the great work.

-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

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#14 posted 05-24-2007 12:26 PM

Good job buddy, but you had the best teacher. You got a great caring Dad but you know that don’t you ? your buddy jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#15 posted 05-24-2007 10:11 PM

Those are great! – craftsmanship!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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