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Farm Style Table (September 2012)

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Project by JSB posted 566 days ago 1994 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this farm style table this week. Everything was ripped out of left over 2×10 Lowes Top Choice lumber from a remodel last year. The last picture shows why I built it. This is for our laundry room on site and hopefully will last longer than the table I replaced. All the top pieces are 8” wide with a total surface area of 32” x 72”. The legs are 5” wide and all the stretchers are 4” tall. Total hieght is 30”. No stain. The finish is 3 coats of sprayed Minwax Oil Modified Water Based Poly. It turned out good but I’d still rank Polycrylic above this product. It yellowed more than I had hoped it would. All joinery is with pocket hole screws and Tightbond III. This is the first piece I flattened with a decent plane instead of a belt sander :)
- Jay

Link to my SketchUp file:
http://ubuntuone.com/3CfdEpyi1nrqI1SFYi1Tai

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com





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Straightbowed

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#1 posted 566 days ago

nice lookin table

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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whitebeast88

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#2 posted 566 days ago

great job definately will last a lot longer than the old table.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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joewilliams

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#3 posted 566 days ago

That should make doing the laundry a lot more enjoyable

-- Joe - - - something witty should go here - - -

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bowtie

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#4 posted 565 days ago

too nice for a laundry room.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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iamcliff

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#5 posted 565 days ago

Much nicer than the old plastic table. Looks good.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , http://www Facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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Wdwerker

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#6 posted 565 days ago

Looked like someone had been gettin busy on that plastic table…..

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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workerinwood

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#7 posted 565 days ago

Well done, looks great!! Good job with the plane.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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terry603

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#8 posted 565 days ago

nice lines,i like it

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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Von

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#9 posted 565 days ago

yep. definately an upgrade from the plastic jobby!

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NiteWalker

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#10 posted 565 days ago

Very nice!
Adding to faves. :)

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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JSB

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#11 posted 550 days ago

Added a link to my SketchUp file for those interested

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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GabeB

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#12 posted 542 days ago

What did you finish this with?

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JSB

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#13 posted 542 days ago

@GabeB, The finish is in the description
- Jay

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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