Oak dinning table

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Project by Nick posted 08-04-2010 12:42 AM 1627 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my frist major project I built. I did build a flat wall clock and lamp back in wood shop in jr. high about 15 years ago. But we needed a dinning table for our new house. I built all out of oak. I had no real clue of what I was doing. I was just making things up as I want. It is 7ft long with a 2ft leaf to make it 9ft long and 3 1/2ft wide. The came from an REI that was doing a remodel and they were planning on throwing it all away. I had to strip the old finish off of all of the boards and pull all of the nails before I started. I finished this just in time for our first thanksgiving in the house. We had 14 people around the table and it held up fine and has continued to held up to many meals over the last 3 years..

-- Nick, AZ. Wood is a canvas for God's art work, it is our job as woodworkers to figur out the best way to display it.

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#1 posted 08-04-2010 12:50 AM

Nice dining room table.

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Dan Hux

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#2 posted 08-04-2010 02:00 AM

very nice table,,,you should be proud..we’ve enjoyed all the tables i’ve made..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 08-04-2010 02:37 AM

Very nice table woodminsiter, keep up the good work.

-- Greg P, Washington State,

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#4 posted 08-04-2010 03:23 AM

Nice build Nick. Should be good for many thanksgivings to come.

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#5 posted 08-04-2010 08:12 AM

Very Nice Rescue and Build! How did you get it stick to the wall like that?? ;-}

-- Staring up to admire your Halo,usually creates a pain in the neck!

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#6 posted 08-04-2010 03:34 PM

Beautiful!!! Nice design and finish.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 08-04-2010 03:47 PM

Great Job! and Great rescue of the oak.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 08-05-2010 08:36 AM

Great table, the chairs are really nice too.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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