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My "First" Table

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Project by milesb posted 05-22-2009 03:11 AM 1220 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ll call this my first table because it was the first to be made after high school (class of ‘07) shop without the shop full of Powermatic machinery. I never thought I’d miss those tools so much until I started this project and realized I had no way to rip down boards and make precise cuts. Fortunately one of my good neighbors has a wood shop and allowed me to cut down the boards. It’s made of red oak and was meant for a plant table that fits “into” a bay window.





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lew

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#1 posted 05-22-2009 03:32 AM

Gorgeous!!

I really like the proportions and your choice of wood!!

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#2 posted 05-22-2009 04:03 AM

Looks like you learned well in shop class. Nicely done!

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

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#3 posted 05-22-2009 06:19 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks….......nice first project!

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#4 posted 05-22-2009 06:20 AM

it’s great looks so good

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#5 posted 05-22-2009 06:48 AM

Excellent first project! I look forward to seeing your next project…

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#6 posted 05-22-2009 02:52 PM

Great job! Tools do make a difference.

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#7 posted 05-22-2009 04:25 PM

nice , you got a good future before you .
keep us posted !

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#8 posted 05-22-2009 05:14 PM

Beautiful and I like the design.

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#9 posted 05-23-2009 05:50 PM

Nice looking table.

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