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Dimensional lumber and birch. White vinyl inlay, top decorated by JJ’s grandpa. First time I had ever cut dovetails. Rails below to house a pair of plastic bins. All of this protected by enough polyurethane to stop a .30-06…or at least JJ’s markers.
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#1 posted 11-04-2009 05:16 PM
That looks great! The dovetails look flawless.
-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.
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#2 posted 11-04-2009 05:35 PM
I built stuff for my kids when they were young, but none of it looked as good as this. Nice job! Great dovetails.
-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska
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#3 posted 11-04-2009 06:12 PM
Puts to shame the MDF monstrosity I built for my kids. Very nice!
-- Woodworking is easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510...
#4 posted 11-04-2009 06:22 PM
@Bret – I’ve built my share of monstrosities. The other half has now forbid any furniture that involves: Thinwall conduit, PVC drains, 1/4”-20 threaded rod, etc…@Cory & Jim – Thanks. The dovetails were the only part of the project I didn’t have to rush. I could take my time cutting them by hand at night since that didn’t make any noise and her bedroom is directly above the garage.
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#5 posted 11-04-2009 09:30 PM
Really nice, I bet she loves it.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#6 posted 11-04-2009 09:52 PM
Very nice craft table way above average workmanship.
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#7 posted 11-04-2009 11:25 PM
Robert, That is one awesome table. Hope it’s strong enough! LOL. Love the dovetails!
-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com
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