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Project by stillhaveboththumbs posted 03-31-2013 12:50 AM 1010 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a table my father build many years ago for my sister. It is constructed of old scrap 2’ x 4” and other items he had laying around. I was ask to try and make it level. Simple. Not so fast it had large gaps that I could not pull closed with my clamps. So the tear down started. To make a long story short. I have to plane all the boards and go through the process of making them 4 square. 4 weeks later it is level, smoth and ready for finish. I think it might have been better to have just build a new one.

-- But I did measure it twice and cut it three time and it still is to short!





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MT_Stringer

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#1 posted 03-31-2013 02:39 AM

Looks good. Great for you giving that table a make over. It surely will last a really long time.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Robsshop

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#2 posted 03-31-2013 05:08 AM

Nice re-do, should make Dad(and Sis) proud !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Chase

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#3 posted 04-01-2013 12:58 AM

wow, nice looking table.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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Jpedi

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#4 posted 04-07-2013 12:58 AM

Great job! Just like rebuilding an engine, you tear it down and put it back together, but the serial numbers still match. IOW, it’s still Dad’s….. you done good!!!

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