childrens dinning table and chairs

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Project by adamwells posted 02-03-2013 04:29 PM 698 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year my wife wanted to buy a new table and chairs for our children, she went to the store and was going to buy one of those fold up table and chair sets for them. We’ve had one before and they tore it up in a few months. So i talked her into letting me build one. This was my first real woodworking project. The entire table and chairs are made from sugar pine. I used walnut dowels to pin all the joints together the only screws are pocket screws, i used them for the seat slats and the table top. its finished with an aspen pine stain and a ton of poly. it was also my attempt at french polishing.

-- there is always room for improvement.

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#1 posted 02-03-2013 05:32 PM

These turned out great Adam.

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#2 posted 02-03-2013 08:09 PM

nice project!

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 02:36 PM

Great looking set! Like the design, wood, finish and the joinery. Way better than the store bought ones.


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