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Project by Div posted 06-03-2010 10:41 PM 1315 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bread and butter work, I recently delivered a bunch of these French provinsial style side tables to a local interior designer. As it goes in our consumer driven world, cost was everything, so no fine joinery here…screw and glue and fill…legs and rails are Pine to keep costs down, tops are White Oak, finish is AC lacquer. Love the stuff for production work, spray, flat and spray in the morning, deliver in the afternoon.
This to show some people that not all is flash, to keep making a living at this game, one has to be versatile and adaptable, to take what comes. As long as we can work the wood….. (Sometimes I wonder why, but only sometimes!)

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-03-2010 10:49 PM

Cool design and looks like a good seller.well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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tyskkvinna

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#2 posted 06-03-2010 11:04 PM

it looks really great! :)

And you are so very, very correct. I’ve done more than my fair share of work that is budget-driven rather than skill-driven.

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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Div

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

Thanks Lis. That is what I enjoy about this place – reading about other people that can identify with one’s trails and tribulations.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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wchips

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#4 posted 06-04-2010 03:06 AM

Looks nice

-- wchips

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#5 posted 06-06-2010 03:02 AM

i like it ,nice table

-- al.chazy ny

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