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Project by GMman posted 08-03-2010 01:30 AM 1672 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small table made of hard maple 22×34 28 high.
I was told by a couple members that my projests were copy/paste or purchased so I am posting photos.

http://s300.photobucket.com/albums/nn11/GMman_2008/?action=view&current=6d65722e.pbw





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jackass

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#1 posted 08-03-2010 01:54 AM

I don’t believe a word of it. Very nice table, GMman. Hope you are enjoying the summer. I got my wood in when my grandsons were home last week. They are a big help.
Jack

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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Broglea

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#2 posted 08-03-2010 02:11 AM

Nice looking table GMman. Love the maple top.

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grizzman

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#3 posted 08-03-2010 02:14 AM

nice looking table…where do you use it for…i see the bottom rack..maybe kitchen…or maybe outside huh….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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GMman

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#4 posted 08-03-2010 02:16 AM

I will have another photo as soon as I set it inside, it is made the same as I made my computer table except for the pull out for my key board I needed more room.
I will have a small table in between for my printer.

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Karson

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#5 posted 08-03-2010 05:24 AM

That firewood makes a great table.

-- 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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Cozmo35

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#6 posted 08-03-2010 02:11 PM

Very nice! It looks really smooth!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Jim Bertelson

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#7 posted 08-03-2010 04:25 PM

Slick. I have the capability to do pocket screw joints, but haven’t used it yet.

Kinda winding up my computer install, except for a bunch of small programs and details, so hopefully will get back in the shop. One computer task left….....my computer that I was using up till a month ago died as I was bringing this one on line! What timing. Have to investigate and see what it will take to make it go again. Fortunately I back up daily to an external drive, so no data lost.

Have to finish a project table top, then the miter arms on my super sled, and then a pocket screw and plywood computer cart for work. So that is the reason for my interest in the pocket screws here.

Have a good one….........51 deg at 0630 hrs here, clear skies. Hard work week, not much time for anything else…........

Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Robb

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#8 posted 08-03-2010 04:49 PM

I like what I’ll call the “interior stretcher” in the third photo. That’s an interesting way to keep the leg from twisting! I’ve not seen that done before. Thanks for sharing that.

-- Robb

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Delta356

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#9 posted 08-03-2010 04:57 PM

Nice looking table , you got talent. Thats nice you can work outside.

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RexMcKinnon

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#10 posted 08-03-2010 05:54 PM

Nice table GMman. I have the same router as you have. My trigger is acting a little funny but other than that it works well. Any complaints?

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

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Jim Bertelson

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#11 posted 08-04-2010 03:35 AM

Robb and All

Re the stretcher, I used a similar technique on a study desk I built for my son about 30 years ago, and it is still in use for one purpose or another….....

.....and a closeup….....

This apparently is a very strong construction techique, because, I guarantee this desk has been abused…........I did this without plans, just conjured it up myself…..........great minds think in the same circles, GMman…....(-:

Alaska Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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alanealane

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#12 posted 08-04-2010 01:26 PM

Nice Job! I’m always looking for good ways to join a table’s top to the legs, and this way looks like a great option.

Keep it up!!

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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janice

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#13 posted 08-05-2010 12:41 PM

I too thought this was a great way to join table legs. I like it.

-- Janice

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rivergirl

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#14 posted 08-26-2010 04:44 PM

Nice table! My brother build me a table over 20 years ago with legs constructed like the ones in the photos. That thing has been so abused from use in a preschool for 15 years and again on my front porch for about 7 years. It could use a refinish job but it is still perfectly level (I just checked) and it doesn’t wobble a bit. It is as sturdy as the day he built it for me. I am sure your table will serve you well for as many years! :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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