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Project by cassy posted 2655 days ago 1294 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this table took a lot of time to make simply because i used what most people would consider scraps.Alot of patience was required to glue all the pieces together the only easy part was the legs because they are made only of Oak.

-- dave montreal





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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 2655 days ago

The color is beautiful. It looks like my coffee table but brighter.

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WayneC

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#2 posted 2655 days ago

Great table. I like the contrast of the wood.

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

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Mark1

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#3 posted 2655 days ago

Love the colors, very nice.

-- Great things begin in chaos

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 2655 days ago

Very nice table, nice choice of woods. Welcome to lumberjocks. jockmike

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

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David

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#5 posted 2654 days ago

Casey -

Very interesting. I like your use of “scraps”!

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oscorner

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#6 posted 2654 days ago

Your time was well spent. It’s a beautiful table.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#7 posted 2654 days ago

well done. I love hearing that a beautiful project was made from ‘scraps’ :)
Very nice

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

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 2653 days ago

Beautiful table – but scraps???? In my shop, when it comes to hardwoods, I have big project pieces and little project pieces – all of my scraps are pine :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Sawhorse

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#9 posted 2653 days ago

Love the contrasting colors and utilizing scrapes is just awesome….great job!!!

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 2653 days ago

Very nice, I believe mixing of various woods one of my favorite things. Like you said, you can use up a lot of scraps that aren’t really scrap.
Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- -** 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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Bill

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#11 posted 2653 days ago

A nice job on the layers and a nice looking table Cassy. Did you use biscuits to join the various parts, or simply glue them together and clamp?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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mot

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#12 posted 2653 days ago

That’s a really nice table. Nice glueup!

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

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cassy

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#13 posted 2653 days ago

Bill
the pieces were just glued up.

-- dave montreal

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Karson

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#14 posted 2652 days ago

Great table Cassy.

-- 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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Skee

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#15 posted 2651 days ago

Very striking contrasts.

Did you build it up one piece at a time, or as one large panel all clamped at one time?

The finish looks great.

-- -- Skee from MN

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