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This was my first furniture project. I’m 56 and found a ton of guidance from the internet. Thanks to places like this I gave it a shot. It’s far from perfect, but has kindle the woodworking fire in me! Hope to do many more.
Mar 26, 2013
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#1 posted 03-26-2013 08:15 AM
Heck of a table, great job.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#2 posted 03-26-2013 08:23 AM
I would be very proud if that was my first project. Super job.Thanks for showing.
-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.
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#3 posted 03-26-2013 10:33 AM
We hope you do many more as well. Great job.
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-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 03-26-2013 11:57 AM
Quite a nice design and looks very well made too, a first to be proud of. From a practical standpoint, it might benefit from having legs or hidden casters, but only if it wouldn’t ruin the looks of it. Not a criticism, just an observation.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#5 posted 03-26-2013 12:39 PM
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#6 posted 03-26-2013 01:50 PM
That is a pretty nice looking table. I like the design, quite cool looking. How did you curve the legs?
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#7 posted 03-26-2013 01:53 PM
Very cool! Woodworking is a great retirement past time. Start pulling your shop together!
-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.
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#8 posted 03-26-2013 02:07 PM
great looking project, regardless of how many you’ve done before!
-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania
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#9 posted 03-26-2013 02:29 PM
Great looking table, keep them coming.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#11 posted 03-26-2013 03:34 PM
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#12 posted 03-26-2013 03:39 PM
Not sure how to answer everyone.THUS.
Thanks everyone for the comments.Woodbridge – you may not believe this, but the curved legs are numerous MDF boards cut with a jig saw. Then glued together with many clamps. Then sanded, veneered, stained, and protection with polyurethane.I appreciate all the feedback and hope to have a real hobby shop within a year. Maybe then, I can learn how to bend boards and vacuum veneer.Thanks,Terry
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#13 posted 03-26-2013 04:12 PM
Your first furniture project ... yeah, sure, it looks extremely good … elegant lines, good balance, and good workmanship!Where do you go from here!
-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"
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#14 posted 03-26-2013 04:14 PM
I can dig that.
-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.
#15 posted 03-26-2013 04:30 PM
Old novice…All my old woodwork projects were for shop or in closets. Nothing to display!
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