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This is a table I made from plans I bought at Woodcraft. Can’t begin to tell you now who put the plans out. Solid walnut except for the drawer bottoms. I screwed up the drawers and ended up using pocket holes to build them instead of locking rabit joints. Otherwise I think I did ok with the build. The front apron, drawer fronts, etc. were made from one piece of walnut – hence the nice grain flow. The table was donated to my church for our services auction and brought in $475 for the church. I’m very proud of that.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!





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Kevin Violette

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#1 posted 2426 days ago

Nice piece! Good job it looks really good.

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2426 days ago

$$$ a great compliment!!!
and a lovely donation.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Betsy

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#3 posted 2426 days ago

Thanks!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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schroeder

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#4 posted 2426 days ago

Very cool! – Beautiful piece of furniture and great story behind it! – very generous!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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Chip

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#5 posted 2425 days ago

Wonderful work Bets and an equally wonderful donation. Thanks for posting it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2425 days ago

Beautiful table Betsy. Nice work. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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miles125

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#7 posted 2425 days ago

Great table Betsy

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Karson

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#8 posted 2425 days ago

Congratulations on the table and the donation. It looks great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Betsy

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#9 posted 2424 days ago

Thank you all. I really appreciate your taking time to look and post a response. Means a lot to me. I can’t hold a candle to most of you, but you better not slow down – cause I’m catching up!!!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 2424 days ago

Great looking table Betsy AND for a worthy cause. You did a good thing, both with the table and the generous donation. AND you got my 1000th post.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Betsy

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#11 posted 2424 days ago

Wow—I’m honored Cajun!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Eddie Elizondo

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#12 posted 2420 days ago

Betsy, the table is really nice. The finish is really good. What did you use?

-- Eddie -

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Betsy

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#13 posted 2420 days ago

Thanks Ozzy. I honestly don’t recall what I used on the finish, but believe I used wipe on poly.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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EGA

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#14 posted 2393 days ago

Betsy, I eyeballed all of your work. Looks great, just new to the site and trying to look around. What some talent I’ve seen so far. Semper fi!

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/

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Betsy

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#15 posted 2393 days ago

thanks EGA. I’m glad you like what I’ve done. Welcome to LJ’s. It’s addicting – but there are some great folks on line here and everyone is really helpful with the advice. Look forward to your projects and posts.

Semper fi right back at ya! (never was a Marine – but friends were.)

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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