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Victorian table finished after 46 years.

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Project by niftynoel posted 08-16-2015 03:53 PM 861 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of the project I mentioned earlier. Finally finished this Victorian table I purchased for $5 in 1969. Busy with life (mostly child rearing and working) I had started to refinish this table in 1969. Over the years it became wobbly, so I took it apart, repaired and refinished. Now that it is finished, I have but one held-over project to finish… an old chest.

-- Noel





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 08-16-2015 04:33 PM

It’s worth taking your time over something to do it well!
This is nice.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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mikeacg

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#2 posted 08-16-2015 05:03 PM

And I thought I was a procrastinator!
Great looking piece! I’d like to see more pictures if you don’t mind and get a chance…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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mbs

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#3 posted 08-16-2015 11:06 PM

Hey- you got it done and that’s what counts. Nice job!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 08-17-2015 12:21 AM

Well, your refinishing of it came out great—even if it did take you several decades!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" James Lawrence, CAPT, USN

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stefang

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#5 posted 08-17-2015 02:57 PM

Well worth the wait. Quite an interesting and intricate piece and it looks to be very high quality as well. I hope we don’t have to wait 44 years for your post.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Sasha

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#6 posted 08-17-2015 06:52 PM

Thanks, you gave it new continuation of life. I place it in favourites, he deserves respect. You As you will finish a chest, write to me.

-- Ganchik Sasha

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Sasha

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#7 posted 08-17-2015 06:56 PM

I thought and burst out laughing. LOL….. How many years to you were in 1969???

-- Ganchik Sasha

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Betsy

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#8 posted 08-22-2015 03:31 AM

I thought I was slow! Just proves that if you take your time and do the job right it’ll turn out great.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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