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Farm table 4'x9'

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Project by Dpeet posted 12-07-2015 09:23 PM 1188 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The lumber was from a house built in the early 18 Hundred’s the table top is made from the floor joist and the legs are made from the rafter tails. The table measures 4 foot by 9 foot and seats 10 easily.





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#1 posted 12-08-2015 04:06 AM

Looks nice, bet it weighs a ton.

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#2 posted 12-08-2015 01:33 PM

Great table with some good history to it. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#3 posted 12-08-2015 04:09 PM

That’s a big table. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 12-08-2015 05:23 PM

Dpeet
This is a fine looking table,but… I think the way you connected the end boards might create a problem for you in the future. This is a potential problem many new woodworkers overlook. Here’s a link to help you understand.

http://toddpartridgedesign.com/sr_pages/documents/UnderstandingWoodMovement.pdf

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 12-08-2015 06:59 PM

Sorry for the ” many new woodworkers overlook” statement ,By looking at your other project you are obviously not a new woodworker. Perhaps you made some adjustments for wood movement that are not apparent in your photos.
Happy holidays .

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#6 posted 12-09-2015 02:35 AM

Just in time for a large family gathering at Christmas, friends, relatives, or is it 8 children…

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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