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Project by poppatom posted 05-30-2010 12:59 AM 1323 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my very first attempt at building furniture a buffet for the wife (pictured and our son). Depending on which part of the country you’re from this can be called a side board or buffet I guess, all I was told was I want it yea long yea wide and yea tall by the time she was done with the dimensions I was beginning to feel like Noah! Well anyway I used pine for this project not having discovered the many sawmills that dot this area. With only a 10” contractor table saw I managed to eeak this one out.

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-30-2010 01:06 AM

Hey Tom welcome to Ljs
If this is your first attempt at furniture then you can keep you skill level were your at an always make perfect furniture . Most excelent top to bottom.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-30-2010 02:23 AM

Very nice..!!

-- Bruce http://www.ovaltambour.com

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#3 posted 05-30-2010 03:17 AM

well done sir, very nice…

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#4 posted 05-30-2010 04:15 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 05-30-2010 04:25 AM

That finish looks outstanding!

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

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#6 posted 05-30-2010 05:11 AM

very nice indeed, i bet the wife loves it. thanks for posting

-- Woodworkers theory of relativity - the quality of your scrap is relative to your skill level

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#7 posted 05-30-2010 10:52 AM

Beautiful Project Tom! Look at all those Slides! First Project?? YIKES! What’s next??

Keep em coming. Welcome to JumberLocks No! LJ’s!! PHEW!!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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poppatom

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#8 posted 05-30-2010 01:03 PM

Thanks a lot guys! I forgot to mention that I framed this up in hickory, wish I hadn’t now because it takes a fork lift to move just about.

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.

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#9 posted 05-30-2010 01:11 PM

Ooh la la! First project?

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#10 posted 05-30-2010 01:34 PM

Very well done Tom. Lots of people overlook pine as a nice building material. How about some dimentions?

-- Life is good.

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#11 posted 06-01-2010 03:05 AM

Very nice piece! ( the good stuff is always heavy )

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 06-03-2010 11:15 PM

Beautiful Buffet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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