Jasmine's crafts table

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Project by RobertHorton posted 1757 days ago 1276 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 1757 days ago

That looks great! The dovetails look flawless.

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Jim Bertelson

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#2 posted 1757 days ago

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 1757 days ago

Puts to shame the MDF monstrosity I built for my kids. Very nice!

-- Woodworking is easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510...

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#4 posted 1757 days ago

@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 1757 days ago

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 1757 days ago

Very nice craft table way above average workmanship.

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#7 posted 1757 days ago

Robert, That is one awesome table. Hope it’s strong enough! LOL. Love the dovetails!

-- John @

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