Rustic Renaissance Trestle Table

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Project by jjw5858 posted 08-14-2012 07:30 PM 1306 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from pine and handtools. I thank you for taking a look. If you have an interest in the process please take a look at the blog series!

All the best,


-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#1 posted 08-14-2012 07:58 PM

This is a HECK of a piece. You did a really good job on this and should regard it with pride. GREAT skills you have.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 08-14-2012 08:36 PM

That is one fine-looking table!

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#3 posted 08-14-2012 08:44 PM

A one-of-a-kind classic.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#4 posted 08-14-2012 09:10 PM

Very nice!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 08-14-2012 09:38 PM

This came out nicely. Very stout lookin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 08-14-2012 10:48 PM

It already looks like an antique with those lovely through tenons and wedges. Great work with the hand tools!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#7 posted 08-14-2012 10:56 PM

Looks good Joe.

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#8 posted 08-15-2012 01:26 AM

Joe the project is a masterpiece. I wanted so to use those pins on my last but a was scared of the wood breaking out.
Well done and we watched you build it.
Very nice.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#9 posted 08-15-2012 01:29 AM

Thanks everyone, I truely appreciate the interest and kind words. All of your projects surely inspire what I do!

Thanks for your time and talents friends!

More soon,


-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#10 posted 08-15-2012 12:00 PM

That’s pretty cool. Thanks for sharing.

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker.

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#11 posted 08-16-2012 05:10 PM

Looks excellent. Keep up the good work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 08-19-2012 01:48 PM

OH what a lovely table, build with all the the hand tools you build and restored . Thanks for sharing JOE .

-- Kiefer 松

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