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Project by joey posted 09-24-2007 04:17 PM 1199 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one of the first piece of furniture I ever made. I made it when I was taking cabinetmaking in college. It was the first quarters final grade. we had to use nothing but hand tool to take it from rough stock to finish. with the exception of being able to route the top. I even added the bear inlaid. It was a fun project and taught me a lot coming from a carpenters background.

I am trying to get myself back to that slow down and take your time pace, but it’s hard after 30 years of get it done yesterday mentality.

Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 09-24-2007 05:22 PM

magnificent—the bear is walking in the mountains!! brilliant.

aw yes, the “slowing down” stage of life. My slowing down stage is taking me a long time in some areas of my life but for the most part I’m really enjoying what life has to offer. It truly is all about the journey and not the destination.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 09-24-2007 06:22 PM

That’s a great table by any standards, but with just hand tools? Wow!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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bryano

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#3 posted 09-25-2007 01:29 AM

Good job. Looks like an A+ grade in my book.

-- bryano

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Karson

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#4 posted 09-25-2007 03:20 AM

Great project with the hand tools. It would be great with any kind of tools. But a very nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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brunob

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#5 posted 09-25-2007 03:22 AM

Great job. Hand tools? You’re a better man than I.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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TreeBones

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#6 posted 09-28-2007 05:25 PM

Nice… I should slow down also.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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