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Picnic Table #1: Intro

While going through my favorite pictures I remember this table: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/51352 I thought now is the time to try and build it. The post has some details, I will need to figure the rest. That’s what I love to do. ...

Walnut Dining Table #1: Early planning

I’m planning to build a dining table in walnut. I found a really fancy one at some store in Soho. Very ritzy place. Here is a picture of the table. I got very excited when I saw this beautiful thing. I have no idea how to build it but I’m...

Coffe Table #4: Rib Cage Glue Up

In the previous installment of this blog, I left off with the ribs cut and pattern routed. It is time to glue them up. I decided that the first 5 ribs on each side will be glued and clamped and the rest glued and pin nailed as opposed to...

Picnic Table #6: The Top

I spent the last 2 weekends working on the top and it is now done. This blog is a little too long but did not want to brake it into two. I asked Bently many questions about how best to go buy building the top. I received tremendous amount of...

Workbench / Outfeed Table #1 #2: Workbench/ Outfeed #2

Well after a few days off I started back up on the workbench/outfeed table. I have the cabinet carcases done except 1. I have two 12"×18", (1) 18"×24", (1) 15"×18" (1) 9"×36". All of them are 26 5/8" tall. Now here is the thing, im working the...

Picnic Table #7: Finishing Up

At the end of blog #6 we left off with the top done. Here is the top with a couple of coats of spar urethane. I looked at many finish for outdoor and read many review and posts. I looked at Cabot timber oil and Epifane that keep popping up....

Picnic Table #5: Legs Cleanup

The previous segment of this blog we ended with two arches. One had a lot of creep and the other not so much. I have never cleaned any arched piece that big. Again it is heavy and curved (: Dry run on the jointer with 2 rollers was not good....

Shaker End Table #7: A Little Leg Work

First up was to cut away the necessary waste from the tenons on the two side aprons to accommodate the front rails, now onto the legs. The finished leg will only be 5/8" square at the bottom of each leg, so I marked out that square on the...

Workbench / Outfeed Table #1 #8: Doors, Drawer Fronts & Face Frame

Hello ladies and gents, well I’ve been busy making Doors, drawer fronts & tons of sanding. Well after sanding, I put on two coats of tung oil with a light sanding between the first and second coat with 220 Grit. I needed to knock the raised...

Workbench / Outfeed Table #1 #6: It's Hammer time

Well ladies and gentlemen im feeling much better again. And its Hammer time. Time to start making up time lost from being sick. First, I just wanted to thank you guys & gas for get well wishes and kind words. All of you are great! A great...