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Project by CutNRun posted 01-08-2008 09:00 PM 5697 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My entry for the competion is a small side table made from Douglas fir. More details about the table and additional photos are presented in my blog. I’m pleased with the way the table turned out. More importantly, my wife likes it a lot. Now on to the box project.

-- CutNRun - So much wood, so many trails, so little time

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#1 posted 01-08-2008 09:16 PM

Looks very good! Good luck.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-08-2008 09:18 PM


Wonderful little table!

-- Paul, Texas

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#3 posted 01-08-2008 09:49 PM

I’d have to use a whole 2×4 just to get one leg right. Great job!

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

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#4 posted 01-08-2008 09:57 PM

Very nice table. The edge on the top adds a nice touch.

-- Working at Woodworking

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 01-08-2008 10:16 PM

that oughta be a winner

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 01-08-2008 10:23 PM

Super job, it’s a top contender for sure.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 01-08-2008 10:45 PM

FIR is a beautifully grained wood. Especially quartersawn with parallel grain.

Great looking project. Got my vote.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 01-08-2008 11:23 PM

Great job with one 2×4. I am really impressed with what folks are doing with such limited resources.

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#9 posted 01-08-2008 11:28 PM

Looks good. I’ve got to get out and get mine started. Hopefully no later than tomorrow.

Keep up the good work.
Rob Hix

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#10 posted 01-08-2008 11:54 PM

awesome table…. and you didn’t get “and where are you going to put that?” ... congrats!!!

well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-09-2008 12:11 AM

Great looking table. A nice job and congratulation on finishing it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#12 posted 01-09-2008 01:23 AM

God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#13 posted 01-09-2008 02:03 AM

Wow, all that from one 2 X 4…. I’m impressed. Good Luck.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#14 posted 01-09-2008 02:11 AM

wow very nice!!! with that blue back ground my first look I thought it was a computer drawn image…verey nice clear phtos!! congrats!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 01-09-2008 02:17 AM

Thanks for all the nice comments. It was a fun project. I didn’t have a good place to take photos, so I used Photoshop to crop out the background and then filled the cleared area with a solid light blue. That way you aren’t distracted by all the clutter behind the table.

-- CutNRun - So much wood, so many trails, so little time

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