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Project by Delta356 posted 08-13-2010 04:46 AM 1848 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a table I built about a year ago out of pine and stained it dark walnut. I put two coats of poly on it.
Every piece is hand made , from the post being turned on the old craftsman lathe from the 40’s to the old Craftsman jointer . Anyways it was a fun project and I thought it was good for a 15 year old (I’m older know).

Hope you enjoy the project.

Thanks, Michael Frey
Portland, OR


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#1 posted 08-13-2010 06:29 AM

It is good!

It certainly looks a lot better than the things I build at age 15!

-- Joe

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#2 posted 08-13-2010 06:43 AM

Nice work, looks good from here :-) Welcome to LJ!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 08-13-2010 11:24 AM

Nice job, you can be proud.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 08-13-2010 12:45 PM

Michael, that’s great work. That’s a beautiful table. Keep it up and you’ll be a master by the time your 20.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 08-13-2010 02:27 PM

Very nice, but please take good and high quality photograph of this stand

Bharat Variya

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#6 posted 08-13-2010 02:59 PM

Very good, gorgeous in fact. You do some good work.

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

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#7 posted 08-13-2010 04:56 PM

Nice Job Michael

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 08-13-2010 05:14 PM

beautiful piece… amazing what young kids can do with old tools… very well done.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#9 posted 08-14-2010 03:34 AM

Thanks for all the nice comments, I just finished a chair and will try to post it as quick as I can.
Thanks again…

Thanks, Michael Frey

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#10 posted 08-15-2010 07:29 AM

Nice Table!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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