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Project by ToolBoxJunkie posted 406 days ago 1004 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So this is my first attempt at making furniture. I have to admit that I did follow plans for this build. Gotta start somewhere I guess. Looking forward to my next build!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 405 days ago

First of all. WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS….......This is the greatest woodworking site on the net!!!!

Great first table. Very sturdy looking. Glad you could join us and show us your work. Keep ‘em coming!!
Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ToolBoxJunkie

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#2 posted 405 days ago

Thanks Jim. I am finding this site to be very useful in the short time I have been on it.

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Eddie

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#3 posted 405 days ago

Great work, i have had this plan bookmarked for a while.
Maybe when(if) the honey-do’s run out I will actually get to it.

Where did you get the wood?

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Tooch

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#4 posted 405 days ago

nice job on the table- now post more! just a suggestion, when you post your next project give a little info about the build, half of the fun is reading about wood selection, construction techniques, and the finishing process.

welcome to lumberjocks!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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ToolBoxJunkie

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#5 posted 405 days ago

Thanks Eddie. The wood is actually just stock 2×4 studs and stock 1×2s. I think the whole table with the reclaimed wood top I got from a guy at work, stain, and poly cost me about 30 bucks. I want to make a full sized one out of cedar or pressure treated wood for our patio. Honey-do lists….. ever since I started doing stuff like this not only has my honey-do list grown, but my own project list has really taken off.

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ToolBoxJunkie

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#6 posted 405 days ago

Tooch,
Thanks for the friendly advice. I will have to keep that in mind the next time I post something.

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SirFatty

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#7 posted 405 days ago

Nice work and welcome.

Adding Tooch’s suggestions, please rotate your pics!

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#8 posted 405 days ago

Nice work. I built the same table with some modifications to it though. Yours turned out nice!

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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ToolBoxJunkie

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#9 posted 405 days ago

I was not happy when the pictures came out that way. I was trying to figure out if there is a way to rotate them on this site or if I have to do it prior to uploading them. I uploaded them from my phone, so I am not sure if that had something to do with it, but yes I will make sure to fix that for next time because it is very annoying.

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ToolBoxJunkie

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#10 posted 405 days ago

Tim,
Thanks for the kind words, especially after looking at some of your work on your facebook page….WOW you are very talented! It means alot to a beginner for someone who does your quality of work to have them give you a thata boy. After having gone through the process there are a few things I would do differently next time. I would have choose a thicker top maybe 2- 2 1/2 inches instead of 1 1/4, but overall I am very pleased with the results.

I checked out your facebook page and really thought that the railroad tie knife was cool, as was the railroad tie bottle openner. I noticed that you mentioned that you might make some to sell after a few more attempts. I was wondering if you are going to sell any what the price might be, also would you have any interest in selling the bottle openner as well?
Thanks

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Douglas

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#11 posted 405 days ago

Let me add a thataboy to the pile. Welcome to LJs. As far as picture posting, I think you need to change them before uploading them. Keep the posts coming!

-- Douglas in Chicago - http://dcwwoodworks.com

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#12 posted 405 days ago

Great job and welcome to LJ’s

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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