I am rather new to this hobby but i thought I would share.

  • Advertise with us
Project by DAC posted 03-29-2013 12:01 AM 1245 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The buffet table is my third project. The shelving unit is my second project and the little table is my first. All made of Ash except the legs on the little table which are oak ballisters from a stair that I got for free. This is fun.
The coffee table is almost done. I have to wait for the finish to cure before I can polish it out as it is too soft right now. Then I can fix the little issues to make it close to perfect. This finish does not photograph well as I had to put on a polarization filter to stop it from showing dust that cannot be seen with the naked eye but photos well. I used a Cannon Rebel EOS XT for the camera.The other projects were photo’d with a cheap digital fuji. Go figure on th photo quality.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

10 comments so far

View Dallas's profile


3599 posts in 2514 days

#1 posted 03-29-2013 12:04 AM

Looks good to me!

Keep it up.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

View TheeWoodShed's profile


165 posts in 1938 days

#2 posted 03-29-2013 12:32 AM

Great job!!! Keep working and making anything you desire… just do it as they say!!!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

View Oldtool's profile


2640 posts in 2218 days

#3 posted 03-29-2013 01:14 AM

The three projects shown are very nice, well made. You hit the nail right on the head when you said: This is fun. That’s exactly why we’re all here, glad you enjoy.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View Ken90712's profile


17563 posts in 3216 days

#4 posted 03-29-2013 08:10 AM

Nice work, I’m addicted to building projects like most on here as well. Blondie likes it too being she knows I’m behaving and would rather be in the shop than out at a bar LOL. Enjoy…..

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

View KelvinGrove's profile


2043 posts in 1940 days

#5 posted 03-29-2013 01:25 PM

Nicely done. You buffet gives me ideas for an upcoming library table project.

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. If traffic is passing you on the right, YOU ARE IN THE WRONG DAMN LANE.

View a1Jim's profile


117126 posts in 3604 days

#6 posted 03-29-2013 01:40 PM

This turned out very well ,super job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

View helluvawreck's profile


31407 posts in 2894 days

#7 posted 03-29-2013 02:49 PM

Nothing short about these projects. Keep up the good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View david38's profile


3518 posts in 2371 days

#8 posted 03-29-2013 10:23 PM

nice work

View DAC's profile


148 posts in 2024 days

#9 posted 03-29-2013 11:29 PM

thank you one and all for the encouragement. in a few days I start on the end tables to match the coffee table I am just about done with. Working with Water based material is a pain. Once I am done with the tables it is back to oil for me.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

View JohnnyB's profile


105 posts in 2416 days

#10 posted 03-30-2013 04:31 AM

Nice work! But I can tell you are new because you still think of it as a “hobby”.

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics