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I figured I should upload a few pictures of my very first projects, they are all tables. I started making tables with my dads direction when I was 17 years old (5 years ago). The first picture is my very first real project in the shop and was built as a high school shop project, but I built it at home after because I didn’t have adequate time on the tools at school. the others are tables I completed after that, got addicted to wood working.

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I figured I might as well be predictable and throw my first book case in as well:

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-- Greg P, Washington State, http://heirloomfurniture.weebly.com/





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matt garcia

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#1 posted 08-13-2010 05:21 AM

Very nice!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Popsnsons

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#2 posted 08-13-2010 05:39 AM

Very nice work…stay addicted my friend you have a future ahead of you.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 08-13-2010 05:46 AM

Very nice work!!!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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RonPeters

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#4 posted 08-13-2010 05:47 AM

Very nice work! It’s nice to have a dad you can do stuff with….

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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reggiek

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#5 posted 08-13-2010 05:48 AM

That is nice work no matter which project it is…..very nice joinery. It is sad to hear that the schools are getting worse about shop time. I like sports, but I think the schools are becoming too immersed in them rather then academics and the arts (both industrial and fine). We are paying the same amount of taxes as they did in the days where the schools had shops that rivaled any commercial one – Glad to see that you are still gaining excellent skills at home….No matter what you end up doing in your life….skills like these are always good to have…Great job!

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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wseand

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#6 posted 08-13-2010 06:55 AM

Those are real nice for some of the first ones. My firsrt one was a bread box made a long time ago, holly crap 26 years ago, my Mom still uses it. It’s an addiction that will last a long time to come.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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obi999

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#7 posted 08-13-2010 09:24 AM

Really great jobs, they look very good and your dad must be very proud of his son. ...and the son must be very proud of that dad.
Thank you for sharing!

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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mafe

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#8 posted 08-13-2010 11:22 AM

Really nice projects you have made.
If I was your dad, I would be really proud.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

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

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 08-13-2010 12:52 PM

those are SWEEEEET
nice job(s)!!

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

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kwblack

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#10 posted 08-13-2010 01:09 PM

One of the greatest pleasures in the world is a father and son working together at something they both enjoy! Beautiful work.

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 08-13-2010 02:05 PM

Very nice projects. It is nice to work with and learn from your dad and carry it on into more projects.
Keep up the fine work. Thanks for sharing!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Cozmo35

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#12 posted 08-13-2010 02:16 PM

You are on the road to greatness. You surely have talent. Great job.

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

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jockmike2

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#13 posted 08-13-2010 02:44 PM

For some first projects you have a great future buddy. keep up the beautiful work.

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

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CharlieM1958

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#14 posted 08-13-2010 03:33 PM

Good stuff!

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

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BarbS

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#15 posted 08-13-2010 04:10 PM

Good job. I love the bookcase! And the tile-topped table. Did you keep them all for yourself? I expect it won’t be long before you are designing original pieces and testing all your liimits. Keep us informed!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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