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Forum topic by weldoman posted 01-21-2013 11:07 AM 789 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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weldoman

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01-21-2013 11:07 AM

Hey guys, 1st time poster. I’ve been enjoying this forum for a few months now and thought I would share my latest project and get some constructive criticism as well.

It’s a farmhouse table for my daughter, she saw one on the web and ask me to make one.

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-- missouri, dave


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weldoman

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#1 posted 01-21-2013 01:25 PM

I used #1 yellow pine consruction 2×10s for the top and legs and 4/4 poplar for the aprons and crossmembers.

I was unsure of what type of joinery to use @ the leg and apron but I wanted something strong and something I could make with the tools I had so this is what I came up with( pic#1).

What do you think? Will it hold up?

-- missouri, dave

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chrisstef

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#2 posted 01-21-2013 01:49 PM

I think it came out awesome and without a doubt it’ll hold up for years to come. Keep on building and keep on posting.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 01-21-2013 02:08 PM

It turned out real nice; welcome to LJ’s.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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weldoman

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#4 posted 01-21-2013 04:00 PM

Here’s some pics after the finish was done and one in my daughter’s dining room.

Thanks,Guys

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-- missouri, dave

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 01-21-2013 04:05 PM

Came out great, Dave!

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

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 01-21-2013 04:09 PM

Nice work,a good looking table.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Gary

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#7 posted 01-21-2013 04:10 PM

That’s a first class build. She will be passing that down for sure. And, welcome to the site

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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tenontim

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#8 posted 01-21-2013 05:02 PM

That table came out very nice. She should enjoy that for quite a while. Just for general info on posting pictures from other sites. If you put an ! before and after the address the picture will show on your post.

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weldoman

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#9 posted 01-21-2013 06:33 PM

Hey Tim, I’m not real slick on the computer as you can tell, but I’d like to get better.
What are you calling the address?

Thanks Dave


-- missouri, dave

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 01-21-2013 06:35 PM

Looks really nice

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 01-21-2013 06:35 PM

Forgot, Welcome to LJ’s

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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tenontim

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#12 posted 01-22-2013 01:44 AM

Dave, whatever the address is, put a ! at the beginning and one at the end, like
! http://i47.tinypic.com/2nstbw3.jpg! Don’t put the space between the exclamation and the address, just run it all together. I put a space on the first one, so the picture wouldn’t just show again.

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weldoman

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#13 posted 01-22-2013 11:21 AM

Thanks alot Tim.

-- missouri, dave

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