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Project by newt0846 posted 04-11-2013 06:14 AM 1588 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Farmhouse table I just finished. I really like it and most importantly my wife loves it. Bench will be finished today!!





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-11-2013 07:32 AM

Looks great. Yes, if the wife’s happy, that’s all that counts.

Be sure to post the bench. Maybe a picture of the 2 together.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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kizerpea

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#2 posted 04-11-2013 12:24 PM

Yes looks fine….

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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#3 posted 04-11-2013 01:37 PM

It’s a wonderful example of a farmhouse table and you’ve done a great job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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newt0846

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#4 posted 04-11-2013 02:03 PM

Thanks guys I appreciate it.

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#5 posted 04-11-2013 02:53 PM

Nice table top; nice breadboard ends; nice joinery; nice trestle; nice color and nice grain. Well done!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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Taters

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#6 posted 04-11-2013 03:10 PM

Good job. I hope to do something just like that someday. Adding this to my favorites.

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rrww

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#7 posted 04-11-2013 06:53 PM

Good looking table, clean construction!

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#8 posted 04-11-2013 08:02 PM

what time is dinner?

Meat and potatoes, right?

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#9 posted 04-11-2013 08:21 PM

great job!!!

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#10 posted 04-11-2013 08:52 PM

Hi
this really looks great
I could use it for my farmhouse ;-))

greetings from Bavaria

Josef

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Surfside

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#11 posted 04-11-2013 09:35 PM

The amount of skills displayed in this project is obvious! That is magnificent`! Your work is exquisite! Nicely done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Mean_Dean

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#12 posted 04-12-2013 12:16 AM

Very nice farmhouse table! It’s got that beautiful rustic look that a farmhouse table should have! I’m sure you’ll enjoy many fine meals around it!

-- Dean

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#13 posted 04-12-2013 12:40 AM

This is a great build, and something I was asked to build myself shortly so THANKS!

May I ask what finish you chose and if you would have used something different now that it’s done?

Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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newt0846

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#14 posted 04-12-2013 10:54 AM

Thanks everyone for the comments. Bob I used dark walnut on this one and this was the look I was going for that my wife was wanting. The dark walnut really brought out the grain and worked well with the distress marks I put in the wood.

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