The table is now resting proudly in the dining area of its owner, waiting for its first spaghetti sauce splatter. I finished the base with my usual round of General Finishes Seal-A-Cell and multiple topcoats of Arm-R-Seal, then rubbed out with ...
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Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID
Woodworking is a hobby that I support with a day time job. I learned the basics from my dad when I was a kid and have learned a lot since then by reading lots of woodworking books and making piles of sawdust just for the heck of learning a new technique (using inexpensive or reclaimed wood...) Looking at the quality of the work on the Lumberjocks site, I see I need to read some more and go practice my joinery skills!
-- GSY from N. Idaho
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I’m about as good at blogging as I am at woodworking, so I haven’t been very good at keeping this going. I have spent the past few weeks working with a bit of vacation thrown in but have got back to work on the trestle table. I am at...
Ok, so it has been a while since I posted an entry. The top is finished and now stored letting the polyurethane cure a bit before I do the final rub out and wax. I have since turned my attention to the base. The hardest part was making the cr...
Unfortunately, it has been a while since I did any meaningful work on the table. I was hoping to take the top to a friends workplace to use their widebelt sander, but a family tragedy occurred and I didn’t want to impose myself during their...
As the title implies, I finished planing the top flat and smooth. This is the first really big project for my vintage Stanley planes and they performed nicely. I did have some tear out with the #7, but my #4 really did smooth things ou...