First wood working project

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This is the project that got me started in wood working. Hello, new guy posting his first project. This was a little over two years ago. Plans were used from Anna white farm house table. Simple 2×4/2×6 construction. I did it with a circular saw and an orbital sander. It took me forever due to one having the two tools and because I have to sand down and restrain the entire top… O and because I put 6 layers of poly on.

-- Gabe in Savannah

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#1 posted 09-21-2015 10:40 AM

pretty nice accomplishment for limited tooling.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 09-21-2015 12:33 PM

Looks pretty sturdy to me, and will last to be her first table. We all started with just one or two tools, but the sickness spreads and you’ll be having two or three of the same tools…that’s when you know you need help. You’ll need help to build the new shop to hold them all.

Nicely done!

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#3 posted 09-21-2015 12:36 PM

It really looks great. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 09-21-2015 11:36 PM

You did well for your 1st project.
Except your center piece is off center.

-- Gary, Florida

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#5 posted 09-22-2015 12:18 AM

That is really cool. Would love to see more pics. Great job and welcome to LJs and looking forward to seeing your future projects

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 09-22-2015 12:40 AM

Excellent! Welcome to the asylum! We look forward to seeing more beautiful projects in the future. I’m sure your family will enjoy that table for many years.

-- "Sometimes the creative process requires foul language." -- Charles Neil.

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#7 posted 09-22-2015 02:15 AM

Very beautiful. And the table isn’t too bad either.

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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#8 posted 09-22-2015 04:15 AM

Pretty Cool

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