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My very first project of making furniture, a couple of simple clear pine tables with some leftover tiles I had from a previous project.

things I learned:
- I need to be more precise
- I need to do a better job sanding and finihsing.





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mahadevwood

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#1 posted 08-22-2010 08:49 PM

awesome good design, nice quality

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 08-22-2010 09:38 PM

These are abby-normally good… especially for your first tables!

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

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Vrtigo1

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#3 posted 08-22-2010 11:05 PM

I like them. Does the borg sell individual tiles, or do they make you buy a pack? If they’ll do onesies, twosies, I might have to put this on my list of things to do.

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Abbynormal

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#4 posted 08-23-2010 12:47 AM

Lol nice.

My local HD sells single tiles, they carry 4-5 styles all pretty bland, but you grab one and go

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rimfire7891

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#5 posted 08-23-2010 02:02 AM

Hi Abby,

Try your local tile shop. The probably have lots of sample boards that they will probably give you for nothing. You may have to pry them of the backing boards, but they will be free. There are lots of other places to get stuff rather than HD.

Great tables by the way. I still have some I built about 30 years ago, good to see how you progress over the years. Good luck in your future ww projects. You can learn a lot from this site.

Thanks jb

-- Playing with wood and metal for the last 50 years, driving and building Land Cruisers for the last 40. Experience is what you get when you don't know what you are doing.

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