Farm House Dining Table

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Project by WhyMe posted 02-19-2017 02:51 PM 1501 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Table is made from 5/4 rough sawn oak. The planks were all 12” wide but I ripped them down to 6” wide and the planed and jointed dimension ended up being 1” X 5.5”. I planed the oak with my DW735 thickness planer. The best part was the oak was given to me by a good old friend who has stacks of it. The only problem I had was the oak was stored outside in an open sided shed and I didn’t let it dry long enough before assembling the top. After the finished table had set for a few weeks in the house the top shrank about 3/8” and I had to go back and trim the ends of the bread board and finish the cut ends. Worked out fine because I left plenty of play in the mortis and tendons for movement. The finish is stain and tongue oil.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-19-2017 03:15 PM

Very nice work. Beautiful table.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-19-2017 06:18 PM

Looks GREAT. Nice job!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#3 posted 02-19-2017 08:18 PM

You did a great job on this table.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 02-20-2017 03:36 AM

Great looking table.

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