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Project by Blogarican posted 09-04-2015 03:17 PM 1908 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wifey decided she wanted a Farm Table, so I figured we would go shopping for one. Little did I know that I would be building it. I got the idea for this table from numerous blogs, sites, youtube etc.

This was an interesting project for me because I had never built a table before, much less a farm table, I learned a great deal from this project. first is that while I liked the Kreg jig joinery that I used to join the table top, I don’t think it was the best method for the table, also that working with dimensional lumber is quite a challenge, and while I saved a couple of bucks in the process, I spent a lot of time processing the lumber, jointing, planing, etc… at the end of the day my wife loves the table and we spend a lot of time around it.

-- Gabe, North Carolina www.blogarican.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 09-04-2015 03:23 PM

Looks great for a first table.
If you used pocket screws on the top end boards you may want to investigate wood movement before you build another table.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-04-2015 03:23 PM

Awesome old farm design and colors. Chairs are looking good too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-04-2015 09:33 PM

Nice job on the table Gabe.
I’ll be making one pretty soon too.

And, welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#4 posted 09-05-2015 02:41 PM

Charming table for sure!
Welcome to Lumberjocks :)

-- Greg Simon

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#5 posted 09-06-2015 01:53 AM

Nice dude!!! Being a fairly new woodworker, I can appreciate when someone says processing the construction lumber is time consuming. Keep up the great work and Be safe.

-- Travis, Virginia, www.facebook.com/CreativeWoodworksHybla

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