Table for Two

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Project by blockhead posted 05-08-2009 02:01 AM 1346 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My parents moved into a rental fours years ago and it had no dining room to speak of. They have a huge dining table so they had to put it in storage. They needed a table quick so I went to the lumber store and picked up the pine top, a banister, trim and hemlock for the base. I guess you could say that I assembled it more than built it. I cut the two sides for drop downs since they had limited space at the time, cut the banister to length, put the hemlock over a 2×4 frame, added trim and casters. I built it and stained it the first day, and put several coats of poly the next day.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#1 posted 05-08-2009 02:22 AM

great finish.. that was a very quick project.. your almost ready for your own 30 minute diy show.. table turned out great..

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#2 posted 05-08-2009 07:46 AM

well done

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#3 posted 05-08-2009 11:57 AM

Thanks guys!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#4 posted 05-09-2009 04:40 AM

That’s a neat little table. I love pine ! Good job looks great !

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 10-02-2009 12:29 AM

Nice table!

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