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Project by chevyman137 posted 12-01-2009 05:46 AM 1568 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this table was a must. i had the piece of glass that a friend had given me and i was afraid that it would wind up getting broke if i didnt do something. this table is entirely out of pine, no fancy joinery was involved just a lot of measuring and cutting, and cyphering. i am very pleased as this was my first real attempt at any kind of furniture. i used a gunstock stain and several coats of poly.

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#1 posted 12-01-2009 06:50 AM

Very nice table.

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#2 posted 12-01-2009 06:51 AM

fantastic table it looks wonderful

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#3 posted 12-01-2009 07:14 AM

great design / nice table

-- Duane, Ohio

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#4 posted 12-01-2009 07:54 AM

Looks good from here, Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 12-01-2009 01:53 PM

Nice coffee table.

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#6 posted 12-01-2009 04:43 PM

A very unique design and use of grain. A beautiful work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#7 posted 12-01-2009 06:18 PM

Very nice table, nice set up and design

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#8 posted 12-01-2009 06:22 PM

nice table ,
good execution .

welcome to LJ’s !

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#9 posted 12-01-2009 06:50 PM

fantastic – especially for a first piece

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#10 posted 12-01-2009 06:54 PM

The table turned out real nice! Great Job!


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#11 posted 12-01-2009 06:55 PM

Good going! You made use of what you had and look at what you made. Keep up the good work.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#12 posted 12-03-2009 12:58 AM

Looks good. I would say a successful attempt. Is this the new trend here. I remember another LJ recently building a caninet because he had a door. LOL

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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