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My first try at funiture

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Project by JCamp posted 10-14-2017 11:58 PM 992 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sold our funiture with our old house so we needed some new stuff for our newer house. We bought the log couch from a local Amish builder but I didn’t want to spend another 4-500$ on log tables so I made the tables. Simple and basic Nothing fancy at all. Just 2×6 pine tops and legs and 1×4 wrapping it all together. Solid as a rock so far since my two 2 year olds haven’t tore them up….yet.

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might





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swirt

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#1 posted 10-15-2017 01:44 AM

Good work on your first try. Solidly built and nice use of repeating styles to get the end tables to match the other.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Andrek

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#2 posted 10-15-2017 11:33 AM

Well done, nice work for a first, this is how you get addicted.
Keep on making saw dust.

-- andrek

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 10-15-2017 12:27 PM

This is a nice table.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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finns

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#4 posted 10-15-2017 05:44 PM

Nice work. It goes good with the couch and looks durable enough to withstand what your children will do with it.

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PurpLev

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#5 posted 10-15-2017 07:04 PM

looks pretty solid and a great match for the couch!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 10-15-2017 10:46 PM

Should work great for the next 18 years—no sense buying new furniture till the kids are 20 or so anyway!

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

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JCamp

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#7 posted 10-16-2017 11:37 AM

Thanks guy. And yeah I didn’t really want anything to valuable for the kids to crawl and color on or bounce on. I was please with how they turned out. At some point ill have to try putting a drawer in some tables

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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KonaCustom

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#8 posted 11-09-2017 10:16 PM

Very nice. Tables all look like they will last your family a very long time, nice and sturdy.

-- Joel, Poway

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