LumberJocks

Side Table

  • Advertise with us
Project by Thuzmund posted 12-10-2013 03:49 PM 502 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a table, and my first project worth an investment in the lumber—I spent $2 on the tabletop boards (Home depot 50 cent rack). The legs were 2×4 scraps and the apron/edge bands were clear pine that was being tossed by shop. I tried that minwas poly one-step and it was a disaster (and I hear that others find it difficult as well). I ended up having to use a lot of steel wool and elbow grease. Maybe sometime I’ll just leave a project unfinished becase I do like how that looks. Completing this makes me want to build a bigger dining room table. I am young and just getting set up, so these skills could pay off for me if I can figure some things out!

-- Here to learn





8 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112806 posts in 2321 days


#1 posted 12-10-2013 03:52 PM

I like it ,a very nice table ,great use of economical material too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Thuzmund's profile

Thuzmund

88 posts in 373 days


#2 posted 12-10-2013 04:51 PM

Thanks very much Jim, I’ll have to find a pic after stain and poly one step. That stuff is hard to get right.

-- Here to learn

View davidmackv's profile

davidmackv

314 posts in 391 days


#3 posted 12-10-2013 05:27 PM

Nice looking table. I didn’t know HD had a 50 cent pile. I will have to check it out.

View Thuzmund's profile

Thuzmund

88 posts in 373 days


#4 posted 12-10-2013 06:30 PM

I actually don’t know if they are continuing that program. In upstate NY, it was 51 cents for 4ft lengths of lower-quality boards and cutoffs. I used to stock up every so often. BUT during my most recent trip, they changed the bargain bin to “70% off original price,” which may or may not be an equitable deal. I really appreciated that HD did this, though. Lowe’s does not have a bargain bin.

-- Here to learn

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

15450 posts in 1082 days


#5 posted 12-10-2013 07:44 PM

Good job all the way around.

Welcome to Lumberjocks

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

View Thuzmund's profile

Thuzmund

88 posts in 373 days


#6 posted 12-10-2013 08:12 PM

Thanks, Monte and others

-- Here to learn

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3014 posts in 568 days


#7 posted 12-10-2013 11:08 PM

A very nice looking side table…nice simple but beautiful lines and nicely made…great job
Welcome to Lumberjocks it is a wonderful community of world wide woodworkers.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

View Thuzmund's profile

Thuzmund

88 posts in 373 days


#8 posted 12-11-2013 04:52 AM

Dave, you are right about that!

-- Here to learn

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase