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Project by AJswoodshop posted 685 days ago 871 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table I got at a yard sale for only two dollars! It was really rough when I got it, but it would be a good project for me. My Mom has always wanted a booth, she likes a booth better than table and chairs. And for two dollars! I couldn’t walk away. It took awhile to fit in the car, but we finally got it to fit. The top on the table, and on the benches are 2’’ solid oak. It took awhile to do all of the sanding, but I had to sand it or the paint wouldn’t turn out that good. This was a great project for me, it looks great and Mom loves it!

AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop





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BinghamtonEd

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#1 posted 685 days ago

Nice work! That’s a great deal on those. If it is 2” solid oak, for $2 I would’ve bought those and just tossed out everything but the tops (don’t need a booth). Nice work.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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AJswoodshop

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#2 posted 685 days ago

Thanks, That was my idea to, get the tops! But then I remembered that my mom would like a booth for the dining room.

Thanks,
AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 685 days ago

Hey that is really neat, AJ!! If you are going to be a woodworker and a scrounger, you need to get a station wagon! You can bring home a whole lot more stuff!!

Nice going on that booth!!. You are quite the builder!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

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

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 685 days ago

Good save. Never pass on good wood. Keeping mom happy is good practice for keeping a wife happy :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 685 days ago

I just love booths for a kitchen nook. I would have to make something like this.
Looks warm and comfortable.

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AJswoodshop

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#6 posted 685 days ago

Thank you, I like a booth better than a table too.

AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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woodworm

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#7 posted 684 days ago

Very nice work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 684 days ago

Nice Work AJ! Great Save!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 682 days ago

Fantastic work, AJ!

You are really helping your Mom and making her feel REALLY GOOD!
She’s very proud of you… I’m sure!
Keep it up, BUDDY!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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BarbS

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#10 posted 679 days ago

You did a great job on this. I’ll bet your mom is ever so proud of your work!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Picken5

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#11 posted 678 days ago

Love it! Great work. Keep it up—you’ll have a lifetime pasttime (and maybe a career) if you keep it up.

-- Howard - "Time spent making sawdust is not deducted from one's lifetime." - old Scottish proverb

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 639 days ago

Your family is so lucky to have a inspired woodworker in the family. AJ you are amazing!!!
Oh! And you did a grate job on the table and Bench! It looks like new!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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