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Thorsen Table contest #8: pile of small parts

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Blog entry by scottb posted 05-27-2007 05:49 AM 913 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I should have made a paper template of the parts for this table (actual size). Until I finally cut everything down to size I didn't really see how small this table really was, and with the off cuts I have lying around (had I been more careful early on) I could have made a pair of tables!

Lesson learned there. Oddly I did this with my first box in order to figure out my cut list (and how to best maximize a tiny piece of cherry I used for it. If only I remembered.

Anyhow, I'm feeling much better about completion this weekend than I did this morning - and I only spent a couple hours working on it today. Sanding, final dimensioning.

Tomorrow assembly - Oh, and "making" the top.

Last glimpse before everythings put together!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/



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WayneC

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#1 posted 05-27-2007 06:03 AM

It looks like it is coming along great.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 05-27-2007 06:07 AM

Your pile of wood is getting neater, & nicer looking. Your going to make it on time.

-- -** 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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#3 posted 05-27-2007 06:26 AM

Scott -

Looking great – neatly laid out. I like the quirk detail. Looking forward tohow it develops tomorrow.

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#4 posted 05-27-2007 01:18 PM

I like the detail that you put on the legs. Can’t wait to see the finished product.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 05-27-2007 01:19 PM

almost there!!! :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 05-27-2007 03:00 PM

Oh, its quirky. I think I’ll be done with days to spare!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#7 posted 05-27-2007 03:26 PM

Great Scott. We’ll have a table.

-- 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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#8 posted 05-27-2007 03:43 PM

Almost “Show Time”....

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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#9 posted 05-27-2007 04:39 PM

It’s coming along! I love construction process shots. Thanks!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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