My First Table and Chairs

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Project by socrbent posted 06-19-2013 04:32 AM 1548 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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#1 posted 06-19-2013 05:14 AM

Great job, she’ll love them.

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

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#2 posted 06-19-2013 12:48 PM

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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#3 posted 06-19-2013 01:23 PM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 06-19-2013 02:12 PM

Nice and sweet1

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 06-19-2013 03:22 PM

Nice Project!

-- Jerome, Marietta, GA

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#6 posted 06-20-2013 11:53 PM

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. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#7 posted 06-21-2013 03:28 PM

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

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#8 posted 06-25-2013 03:09 AM

Thanks everybody. Granddaughter loves it. Life is good.

-- socrbent Ohio

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