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Thorsen Table Challenge #1: It's a start

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Blog entry by roundabout22 posted 04-24-2007 01:41 AM 634 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The whole reason I joined Lumberjocks was because I wanted to get some information about the Thorsen Table Challenge. After spending countless hours here I decided I better at least attempt a table.

SWMBO said that I could only build a table if the wood choice matched the bedroom furniture (The Wife’s Dresser). So sorry Obi, but it is going to be made out of pine. I decided to add some Cedar for a contrasting wood


Just to do something different I went with a brick laid pattern.


This is the top glued up and the bread board ends attached, along with the aprons and a few other pieces.

Unfortunately as a school teacher I have to start getting my students ready for the end of year testing. That’s going to take up a lot of my time for the next couple weeks, so I don’t know how much more I’ll get done for awhile.

-- remember always measure once and cut twice



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#1 posted 04-24-2007 02:43 AM

Pine or not… Looks good

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#2 posted 04-24-2007 03:16 AM

Looking good, Make the students pay for causing you to miss out on all of the good stuff.

-- 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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#3 posted 04-24-2007 03:17 AM

Glad to have you in the challenge. Looking good.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#4 posted 04-25-2007 08:14 PM

Thank for entering the race. I think you should make it on time. About 5 weeks yet. I like the brick parquet.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#5 posted 04-26-2007 01:19 AM

Thanks for the kind comments.

You know Karson some days I almost (ALMOST) wish they would let us use corpral punishment in schools.

Oh well, that’s what having a shop is for right. To help relax and unwind.

-- remember always measure once and cut twice

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