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Project by timmytimmy posted 1851 days ago 990 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, ths is my first project to post. It was also the first project where I used a biscut jointer and a dado stack. I wanted to build somthing that would be small enough to not break the bank but big enough to try a few things on. I used maple 1x for the legs and edges and cheap birch plywood for the table top and the bottom shelf. I learned allot while doing this (mostly what not to do) and had fun so I guess it was a succses. As soo as it was done I wanted to do it over again to correct my mistakes and poor descisions but,...oh well! Sorry about the poor photo. My camera fell off the hood of my car so I had to use the camera on my phone. :(

-- timmytimmy





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1851 days ago

Not bad at all for a first table. I’m sure you learned a lot, and your future projects will benefit from the experience.

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

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#2 posted 1851 days ago

Hey T&T
looks like a real sturdy table well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Loucarb

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#3 posted 1851 days ago

Well done.

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#4 posted 1851 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 1851 days ago

Nice first table.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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scrappy

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#6 posted 1851 days ago

Great job on your fisrt table. The nice thing about woodworking is the ability to improve your skills all your life. It is not something you learn then just do it. I am sure some of these guys that have been working with wood for years are still learning new things. I now I learn from every project I make. ( most times what NOT to do haha)

Keep up the great work. More projects just around the corner.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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