My First Furniture Project

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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.

-- Terry,Tennessee

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#1 posted 388 days ago

Heck of a table, great job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 388 days ago

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.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 388 days ago

We hope you do many more as well. Great job.

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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#4 posted 388 days ago

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 388 days ago

Great job

-- Todd

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#6 posted 388 days ago

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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DeLayne Peck

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#7 posted 388 days ago

Very cool! Woodworking is a great retirement past time. Start pulling your shop together!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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#8 posted 388 days ago

great looking project, regardless of how many you’ve done before!

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#9 posted 388 days ago

Great looking table, keep them coming.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#11 posted 388 days ago


-- Dreaming patterns

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#12 posted 388 days ago

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.

-- Terry,Tennessee

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#13 posted 388 days ago

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 388 days ago

I can dig that.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#15 posted 388 days ago

Old novice…All my old woodwork projects were for shop or in closets. Nothing to display!

-- Terry,Tennessee

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