Barn board end tables

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Project by peterrum posted 01-05-2012 09:59 PM 2336 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a couple of end tables out of barn board that I cleaned up. Turned out to be mostly fir and a bit of pine. Used floating tenons to assemble this and practiced a bit with the tapering jig on the legs. Coated it with about a 1lb. cut of shellac, top coated the table, left the shelf uncoated and good to go.

-- Carpe Diem

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#1 posted 01-05-2012 10:39 PM

These tables are great .very well done.

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#2 posted 01-05-2012 10:59 PM

I like the reuse aspect of this project. The tables look great and they have a history to tell as well.


-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 01-06-2012 02:03 AM

nice and simple design, good reuse also

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#4 posted 01-06-2012 02:45 AM

very cool

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#5 posted 01-07-2012 01:03 PM

i like your idea of leaving the shelf unfinished

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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