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My First Table and Chairs

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Project by socrbent posted 401 days ago 1009 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these 2 simple chairs and table with some scrap oak from my hard wood storage shelves. Used only glue to assemble. Table features a bread board ends on a single piece of wood. The horizontal timbers under the seats and table provide strength to the leg timbers.

How do you like the giant screw driver and my plastic friend dressed in pink? :)

Both chairs and tables are doll house furniture (Barbie size)! :) Table is 8” long by 4” tall. No finish yet. My 5 year old grand daughter is pushing hard for PINK.

I glued up the simple bench hook below from mdf to aide in assembly of the furniture. Waxed the top so glue won’t stick.

-- socrbent Ohio





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Kevin

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#1 posted 401 days ago

Great job, she’ll love them.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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Marcus

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#2 posted 401 days ago

I got a good chuckle out of this. I had no idea it was doll furniture until I opened it up. I was actually thinking how cool the rectangle shape would have been to make for my kiddo as opposed to the square table I made him.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 401 days ago

She’ll love these miniatures. Nice work, Granddad.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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majuvla

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#4 posted 400 days ago

Nice and sweet1

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jerome

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#5 posted 400 days ago

Nice Project!

-- Jerome, Marietta, GA

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greg48

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#6 posted 399 days ago

As much as it may pain you, go with the pink. Little girls don’t care about grain and natural finishes, just loud colors.

-- Greg, No. Cal.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 398 days ago

Pretty and looks like the real thing. Grand daughter is very lucky to have them, made specially by grand pa.

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socrbent

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#8 posted 395 days ago

Thanks everybody. Granddaughter loves it. Life is good.

-- socrbent Ohio

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