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Project by Div posted 1512 days ago 1267 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

111999 posts in 2175 days


#1 posted 1512 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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tyskkvinna

1308 posts in 1584 days


#2 posted 1512 days ago

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

1653 posts in 1538 days


#3 posted 1512 days ago

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 1512 days ago

Looks nice

-- wchips

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moondog69

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#5 posted 1510 days ago

i like it ,nice table

-- al.chazy ny

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