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 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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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 03-26-2013 10:33 AM

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

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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

Great job

-- Todd

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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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DeLayne Peck

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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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David Dean

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#11 posted 03-26-2013 03:34 PM


-- Dreaming patterns

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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.

-- Terry,Tennessee

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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.

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#15 posted 03-26-2013 04:30 PM

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

-- Terry,Tennessee

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