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Project by taylodr posted 1522 days ago 936 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a table and chairs that I built for my daughter. We looked at buying, but over $100 for mdf junk just didn’t seem like a good deal.

$24 of Pine and pocket screws and a couple of days after work, and she is happy.

-- Dustin

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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 1522 days ago

great looking table and chairs…what finish did you use? did you tapper the legs?

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#2 posted 1522 days ago

I’d say based on that smile in the first pic it is a project well done.

-- Got Wood? --- Somewhere along the way the people in Washington forgot that they are there to represent the people, not to rule them.

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#3 posted 1522 days ago

Now you did it. That smile and the knowledge that my Daddy can make anything I want can lead to bedroom
sets, cedar chests and other assorted goodies, but the best part is the fun you get to have making it. The
furniture is almost as nice as the daughter. Keep up the good work and have fun.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#4 posted 1522 days ago

Nice table set. The customer looks very satisfied.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 1521 days ago

Fantastic finished product….. Oh, and the furniture looks great too!

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#6 posted 1520 days ago

Thanks for all the comments guys.

It is boiled linseed oil and poly. The legs aren’t tapered, just plain. Yeah, I was going for speed. The wife would have been happy without a finish as long as the little one got to play with it faster.

-- Dustin

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