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Project by McCrafter posted 01-04-2008 10:30 PM 1255 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My parents told me that I had to move out of my house right after I graduate so I decided to build my own furniture so it would be cheaper on me. I figured that a dinner table would be a good place to start. I used walnut for the boader and cherry for the inserts and the trim. I plan on putting tile in the triangle spaces and covering the whole top of the table with a bar top finish.





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 01-04-2008 10:32 PM

impressive

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

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TreeBones

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#2 posted 01-04-2008 10:58 PM

Very impressive. I’ll be looking to see the finished table.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Karson

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#3 posted 01-05-2008 05:17 AM

Great looking. Nice job.

-- 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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#4 posted 01-05-2008 05:50 AM

Big project. Glad to see you have met the card scraper. It’s a wonderful tool.

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RobS

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#5 posted 01-05-2008 06:21 AM

Sounds like a plan. Nice work, I too would like to see a finished shot.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 01-05-2008 07:30 AM

That is an impressive piece of furniture. Keep moving forward and don’t look back. You have the apparent talent to make it on your own if you have to.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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bigpops0259

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#7 posted 01-05-2008 05:11 PM

Nice job. Parents were right, a little push and look what you can do. waiting on finish shot.

-- Marty Ohio

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ErsatzTom

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#8 posted 01-06-2008 06:52 AM

Definitely follow up when you get the tile and finish on. It looks great now, I bet it will really shine when it is done.

-- Tom, Southwest Florida

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soonersfan63

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#9 posted 05-21-2009 05:57 AM

i remember helping you with this tyler. spent every 5th period on it. good times

-- Soonersfan63

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#10 posted 05-21-2009 06:04 AM

Hey Mc
This is one cool table look forward to more.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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