Kitchen Tabletop Build

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Project by awsum55 posted 03-20-2017 07:28 PM 1332 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a quartersawn white oak tabletop for a wrought iron table that originally had a glass top. I decided to video tape the process just to document the build. I thought it was interesting after showing the video to my son, he mentioned how much more work it was than he thought.

Here is a link to the YouTube video. It is about 7 minutes long, and if you would like to see it here is the address:

-- John D, OP, KS

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#1 posted 03-20-2017 07:30 PM

Nice top.

Everything in woodworking is more difficult than most people think it is.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 03-20-2017 08:50 PM

That’s a really nice top. I like the ray flecks in QS White Oak.

I’ll watch the video. This link works better for me >

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#3 posted 03-20-2017 10:29 PM

Great table top. bread board looks great.

-- Isaiah 40:31

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#4 posted 03-21-2017 05:00 AM

That s a really nice top. I like the ray flecks in QS White Oak.

I ll watch the video. This link works better for me >

- Bill_Steele

Thanks guys and thanks Bill for the link.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#5 posted 03-21-2017 02:28 PM

nice job

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#6 posted 03-22-2017 01:08 AM

Great job. I love the mortises on the breadboard ends. That is a great accent and really catches your eye. Thanks for the video. It showed a great build!

-- AJ

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#7 posted 03-22-2017 01:14 PM

Looks great!!!

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#8 posted 12-25-2017 02:02 AM

Nice table. I like the video you made. Great craftsmanship.

I like the way you elevate your bar clamps too.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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