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Project by Texasking posted 476 days ago 1903 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 476 days ago

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 476 days ago

Great job

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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TheeWoodShed

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#3 posted 475 days ago

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 475 days ago

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 475 days ago

Great Job!

-- Malcolm, Mobile Alabama

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BGW

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#6 posted 475 days ago

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 475 days ago

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 475 days ago

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 475 days ago

Best build ever, I can feel you grandfathers pride

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eddie

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#10 posted 475 days ago

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 473 days ago

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

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