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Project by Thomas Porter posted 2443 days ago 1531 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a poplar children’s picnic table that I made for my son’s 1st birthday. I had seen a picture of a picnic table out of an old magazine that I liked and so I just started cutting. No rough drawings… no Sketchup… just a cut here. Cut there. Took about a day from milling to finish. Had to make the thing out of rough poplar that I had in the pile. Turned out good I think. The kids love it. It’s funny to watch adults sit at it too.

-- Thomas Porter, Phoenix, AZ, www.thomasporter.com





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TomFran

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#1 posted 2443 days ago

I think you did a great job! Won’t even get splinters when you sit on it. Should last for many moons.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2443 days ago

Just in time for a Thanksgiving feast! Nice job.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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oscorner

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#3 posted 2442 days ago

Great work!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 2442 days ago

Solid job Thomas. Who needs plans when you can get your mind around a project like you have.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Karson

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#5 posted 2442 days ago

Great job. What is the size?

-- 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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Thomas Porter

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#6 posted 2442 days ago

2’x4’ top, 9”x4’ seats, ~24” tall, 15° legs

Works great. The kids in the family love it.

-- Thomas Porter, Phoenix, AZ, www.thomasporter.com

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Karson

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#7 posted 2442 days ago

Thanks Thomas

-- 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 2115 days ago

Thats a nice picnic table, Thomas.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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