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Project by JIM COLLINS posted 10-11-2010 09:51 PM 2408 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

just finished this table for my son for a xmas present. i am very new to wood working and i know i made alot of mistakes, but it is alot of fun.

-- Jim in the U.P. nothing like the smell of fresh cut wood





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 10-11-2010 10:07 PM

For making a lot of mistakes it looks pretty darn good to me .. well done i say! Keep up the good work Shamus .. and welcome to LJ’s .. prepare yourself for a new addiction.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 10-11-2010 11:15 PM

Did you get this from a pattern? I tried to make one once….but I couldn’t keep the holes straight and even…certainly can’t “eye-ball” it. I’d like to find a pattern to make one.
That’s a really nice table and it’ll be great to play a few games while sipping on something cool!

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#3 posted 10-12-2010 02:10 AM

Very nice indeed Jim, Cribbage is our favorite game and it would be a pleasure to have a table like that. I think I will borrow your idea and come up with one for the Misses.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#4 posted 10-12-2010 03:43 AM

Turned out great!

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#5 posted 10-12-2010 03:59 AM

Looks nice! I made a circular cribbage board in High School…uh…40+ years ago. Those holes were all over the place! You’ve done much better, including the finish. We used to play mass quantities of cribbage when I was a kid.

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#6 posted 10-12-2010 02:59 PM

great table…...this will bring hours of fun to your son!!!..........have spent many hours playing cribbage over the years.

Prez….....Rockler has a cribbage template available for around $30…..for standard size board…......but it could probably be enlarged for any size playing surfac

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#7 posted 10-12-2010 04:30 PM

Looks good! I’ve thought about making one of these, but I don’t think I’d have the patience for drilling all the holes.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#8 posted 12-22-2011 07:06 PM

Looks pretty darn good to me. Congratulations on a wonderful project!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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