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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    The wife wants a new dining room table, buffet table, and chairs. The original plan was to buy something as we have plenty of other projects going on but I started to think about making it after looking at the choices available and seeing that many of these 'expensive' tables are not even...
  2. Design & Plans
    Hello Everyone! First post here! Also, this will be the first project I step away from Home Depot pine and start working with some hardwood. I am still thinking of different materials but leaning toward an oak top with maple legs (wife wants the bottom painted so figured maple is fine for...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello, to save some time while I build my own dining room table, we got a cheap one on FB. When we picked it up, they didn’t have either of the corner braces that connect to the legs under the table. Of course, this is dangerous if someone were to bump the end of the table, there are only bolts...
  4. Design & Plans
    Hi Everyone, I'm newer to the woodworking world, but not green. I teach entry level woodshop to high school students so I do know how to use woodworking tools safely and make basic projects. I have designed a table I'd like to build, and I know it will really push my skills. I have two areas...
  5. Wood Finishing
    First off, I'm not sure what kind of wood this is, so I'm hoping someone can tell based on the photos. It's very hard and heavy. Second, you can see in the photos that the table has developed some spot-staining and I'm not sure the best way to address. Lastly, wondering what sort of ongoing...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi! I've been making (mostly rustic) furniture for a few years now and I've made tables but I am making a table that's unique and I am looking for your help with the best way to cut the top. I have basic tools, but nothing fancy. This is close to the table I am making. only without hinges...
  7. Design & Plans
    Hello all, I am building a dining room table and need some advice on how to best fasten to wood to the metal frame from below. The wood is old, dry redwood. Two big pieces to be joined together by a metal frame. (See pics) One pic show a close up of the frame edge where the edge of the wood...
  8. Project Showcase
    My wife is a pinterest guru, and found plans for this table at http://ana-white.com/2009/12/plans-farmhouse-table-knock-off-of.html We just moved and actually have space for this now. We haven't had a formal dinning room table in 3 years...so I figured I'd go all out and build a table for our...
  9. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello I am a begineer attempting my first dining room table. My plan for the top is to use 5/4 solid oak edge glued (after squaring on a router table) and using a glass inlay. I was planning on having about a 3/8 thick 8 inch wide glass piece inlayed down the middle of the table (about 3/4 of...
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