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Project by woodlover posted 08-28-2008 03:22 PM 869 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these 2 item out of oak and oak plywood. Took me over 9 months to make these because of my back problems but am very proud of them. The table top is 1-3/4” thick and had to have someone help me move it all the time that I was working on it. Take care and be safe.

-- Steve, Sarasota, FL





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 08-28-2008 03:25 PM

Fantastic looking work. I’d say it was worth the nine months it took to get them done.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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woodlover

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#2 posted 08-28-2008 03:32 PM

Thanks at least I feel that I am of some use. LOL The biggest thing is that it gets me to not think about the pain that I am in all the time.

-- Steve, Sarasota, FL

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Karson

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#3 posted 08-28-2008 04:12 PM

Great job on the hutch and dining room table. Looks like a great pair of furniture items.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 08-28-2008 04:27 PM

Steve,

These are wonderful looking projects. They show that you can’t rush good craftsmanship.

How did you finish the pieces?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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SawdustMill

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#5 posted 08-28-2008 05:03 PM

I like the multi-tiered look on the hutch top

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 08-28-2008 06:32 PM

Very nice work. You did a beautiful job on these pieces. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Callum Kendall

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#7 posted 08-28-2008 06:57 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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woodlover

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#8 posted 08-28-2008 09:44 PM

I spray finished the table and hutch with General poly. I have a HVLP spray system. Down here in FL the spray almost dries as soon as it hit the wood. I put on light coats and have 10 coats on these items. Put them all on in about 4 hours and they came out looking very nice.

-- Steve, Sarasota, FL

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Douglas Krueger

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#9 posted 08-29-2008 03:29 AM

WL,

A nine month labor of love resulted in the birth of those beautiful pieces. The chairs are a real eye catcher as is the stair-stepped hutch shelving. You have every right to feel the proud ‘wood’ daddy.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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trifern

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#10 posted 08-29-2008 03:51 AM

Very nice looking dining room furniture. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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