Thorsen Table contest #10: Finis!

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5000 words on the table, quirks and all:

more info in the project post.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#1 posted 2651 days ago

It came out great. I bet your glad to have crossed the finish line.

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

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#2 posted 2651 days ago

that is one sweeeeet table!!!
“tres nice!”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 2651 days ago

Wonderful table Scott. The slate top looks great!

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#4 posted 2650 days ago

Thanks! Yes, I’m very happy to be done, much more so than relieved.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#5 posted 2650 days ago

Great completion Scott. Look at all of the firsts you had on this project.

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

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Bob Babcock

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#6 posted 2650 days ago

Scott…the more I look at it the more I like it. The straight grain matches the simplicity of the lines and the top is really nice. It reminds me of some old the old high quality school furniture. I use to have the old principals chair from my elementary shool ( a long story I’ll tell some other time) Quartersawn oak and very sturdy. Your table would look great next to it.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#7 posted 2650 days ago

Great lines Scott….

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX -

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#8 posted 2650 days ago

Nice use of an old door!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#9 posted 2650 days ago

Looks AWESOME Scott! Great job! I love the slate. Just think, you can keep a piece of chalk nearby and leave messages right on the table. Like, “I’m in the shop”...

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#10 posted 2650 days ago

Nice, very nice! I was anxious to see how this one was going to turn out!

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

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Roger Strautman

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#11 posted 2650 days ago

Very nice Scott! That is a very unique idea on the top and that offset matches what you have down the legs and pulls the top and legs all together. A+

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#12 posted 2650 days ago

How elegant. Very clean and neat. I think your ‘recycling project’ made use of superior skill and cunning. Well done, Scott!


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#13 posted 2650 days ago

I like the outdoor pics. You can get a better sense of the wood with natural light. Great job, Scott.

-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

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#14 posted 2650 days ago

What’s that old saying? YOU CAN make a silk purse from a sow’s ear!

Awesome! I love the simple clean lines!

-- Paul, Texas

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