Barn Door Table

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Project by LightfootLtd posted 06-15-2012 03:20 PM 4747 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Barn Door Table: Laid out to look like the structure of a barn door, the beetle kill pine top on this table sits on heavy, square-post legs. Finished with several coats of Watco Danish oil and natural clear wax, this cozy table finely features the work of Mother Nature.


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#1 posted 06-15-2012 03:23 PM

Guess we know what you’ve been doing lately! Another very nice looking piece. Keep up the good work!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-15-2012 03:51 PM

Who’s Mother?

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#3 posted 06-15-2012 04:05 PM

The world’s mother! must have gotten lost in the transfer of text. thanks for the heads up.


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#4 posted 06-15-2012 04:07 PM

Sweet table, I like the barn door pattern. Pretty tough to glue up I bet.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#5 posted 06-15-2012 04:15 PM

Thanks! Definitely not easy to glue. And the seams show it. I have the materials for a mobile clamping table that will get t-nuts to make life a lot easier, but I haven’t had the time to build it yet.


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#6 posted 06-15-2012 04:27 PM

Very nicely done.

A wink and a nod from Mother Nature. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#7 posted 06-15-2012 04:46 PM

Love it and I love that you talked of our Mother

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#8 posted 06-15-2012 06:32 PM

Really good looking.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#9 posted 06-15-2012 07:55 PM

Very cool

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#10 posted 06-15-2012 08:23 PM

That is a beautiful looking table!

-- Chris G. ; Los Angeles, CA

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#11 posted 06-15-2012 09:22 PM

very nice table

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#12 posted 06-16-2012 12:45 AM

Really cool table, nice job!

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#13 posted 06-16-2012 01:06 AM

love the design

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#14 posted 06-16-2012 02:59 AM

That thing is gorgeous, great job!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#15 posted 06-16-2012 11:52 AM

Very nice, very nice. How did you construct the top with the cross members?, half lap joints? Or are the long runners completely cut through and biscuit or doweled to the cross member?
Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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