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Project by DTWoodknot posted 1658 days ago 2343 views 13 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed this drafting table for my son Garrett (as seen in my profile picture). More of my reclaimed oak here and the top I got from part of a plan table that I had to rework when I move my office. the top is ajustable as well as the height so as he grows he will still be able to use it. I got the basic design online

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot





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NBeener

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#1 posted 1658 days ago

Wow. Yet again … really, really slick!

-- -- Neil

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 1658 days ago

Nice drafting table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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huff

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#3 posted 1658 days ago

Great looking drafting table! I built one similar to that a number of years ago and still love using it, even though I don’t do any drafting.(just a nice table to work at.) Very nice.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Gary

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#4 posted 1658 days ago

That looks real nice; I put one of these on my list for my daughter. She’s working on her Engineering Masters degree.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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#5 posted 1658 days ago

Looks really good Dave

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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stefang

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#6 posted 1658 days ago

Nice work. Every kid should have a drawing table like that as it encourages creativity and maybe keeps them away from the TV (or computer?).

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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DTWoodknot

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#7 posted 1658 days ago

Thanks or the feedback Guys. I have the drawings if any one wants them let me know i would be happy to share them.

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot

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Bricofleur

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#8 posted 1657 days ago

I just love it. It has all the appropriate features and details.

Gread job and nice looking.

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Ed Elizondo

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#9 posted 1647 days ago

I have been meaning to build a drafting table to do the rough sketches. Sketchup is great but sometimes the old pencil and paper just does it. You have given me some great ideas on how to start the table. thanks.

-- Ed E. " Taking one board at a time "

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DTWoodknot

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#10 posted 1647 days ago

Ed I agree, I enjoy drawing up my plans too. To bad I made this for my boy it would have looked good in the shop. He told me he would share it with me.

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 1543 days ago

that’s a great looking drafting table… this is something that has been on my list of projects for far too long… gotta get it built someday…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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millertym1

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#12 posted 629 days ago

I’ve been looking for a drafting table for a while and that is the best one I’ve seen yet. Great Job!

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