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Project by Texasking posted 05-01-2013 02:53 AM 2043 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first undertaking as a wood worker…my wife had a table and chairs that she had as a baby replicated…so I did it off of what she could remember.
Cool thing is, when my grandfather passed away he willed me his tools that I used to work with him as a child…so I was able to make my son a table and chairs (out of red oak) with my grandfathers tools.
Hope it will be around for a long time!
Thanks for looking guys
Great site!

-- Illegitimi non carborundum.





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tefinn

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#1 posted 05-01-2013 03:02 AM

Nice table and chairs! A future family heirloom made with past family heirlooms!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 05-01-2013 05:00 AM

Great job

Welcome to LumberJocks

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

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TheeWoodShed

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#3 posted 05-01-2013 11:13 AM

Fantastic job!!! Your son will be able to pass these down to his children!!!

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

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Sandra

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#4 posted 05-01-2013 11:34 AM

Very nice table and chairs and welcome to LJ!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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MNBsr

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#5 posted 05-01-2013 12:11 PM

Great Job!

-- Malcolm, Mobile Alabama

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BGW

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#6 posted 05-01-2013 01:10 PM

Well done, and good luck with your future projects.

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin http://www.bgwconstructionllc.com/

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Pdl

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#7 posted 05-01-2013 02:53 PM

I like the chairs basic design. I have been wanting to do some chairs but thought they are too complex. This however might work. Thanks for sharing. Very nice…

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Texasking

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#8 posted 05-02-2013 12:13 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone! Yes the chairs are basic and sturdy as hell.
If anyone wants dimensions etc message me and I can help with it.

-- Illegitimi non carborundum.

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GROOVY56

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#9 posted 05-02-2013 01:35 AM

Best build ever, I can feel you grandfathers pride

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eddie

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#10 posted 05-02-2013 02:03 AM

you did your grand paw proud ,great looking tables and chairs like the top of the chairs ,good finish too,looks like he willed them to the right one

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 05-03-2013 02:52 PM

Great looking and well made set. You just created another family heirloom. Great job!

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