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Projects / Re: First project
« on: August 19, 2012, 07:15:40 pm »

The weather didnt cooperate today, it rained almost all day here.  I will get pics posted as soon as I can.

Projects / Re: First project
« on: August 18, 2012, 06:49:21 pm »

The end tables turned out to be harder to build than the coffee table itself.  Had a hard time getting the tops leveled and the tables from wobbling.  I was about ready to put a book of matches under one of the legs....but I got it all worked out.  They are finished and was planning on putting them in the house this weekend.  I will take some pics tommorrow of the set in good light.  Overall it was a good project and im pleased with the outcome.  Thank you for your interest in my project.

Projects / Re: First project
« on: August 04, 2012, 08:12:41 pm »
Started the finishing on the matching end tables today.  It seemed a lot harder to work with the smaller tables.  I will post pics when finished if anyone is interested.

Shop Tools / Re: Saw Blades
« on: August 04, 2012, 08:10:30 pm »
Picked up a Diable 40t blade tonight.  We will see how it works out tommorow.

Shop Tools / Saw Blades
« on: July 30, 2012, 08:01:53 pm »
Need some guidance on saw blades.  I have a craftsman circular saw and the blade that came with it.  Probably a 24 tooth blade.  I am looking to get a better blade soon.  I plan on mostly working with pine and cypress for now and I will also use it to rip plywood.  What would be a decent blade or blades to get at an affordable price.  Not wanting to spend more than 30-40 bucks total.

Woodworking Tips / Tricks / Re: A great way to get Free wood
« on: July 29, 2012, 07:29:12 pm »

How is the pecan wood coming along?  Have you built anything with it yet?

Projects / Re: my last projects
« on: July 29, 2012, 11:46:00 am »
Thats funny Dirk, An ugly lying horse!

Projects / Re: my last projects
« on: July 29, 2012, 08:35:07 am »
I bet the cats sure are happy with it.  What does the sign say?

General Discussion / Re: new in town
« on: July 28, 2012, 06:36:38 pm »

I would like to see some pictures of your work.  Again, welcome to the forum, i'm new here too but i'm also new to woodworking alltogether.

Projects / Re: First project
« on: July 28, 2012, 07:37:00 am »
I got the idea from looking at anawhite.com  , she has a lot of simple designs.  I used construction grade pine, a circular saw and, a mouse type sander on this table.  I wanted to see some imperfections in the wood and fit of the construction.

Oh, and welcome to the forum.

Projects / Re: First project
« on: July 27, 2012, 08:21:37 pm »

I used the wipe on poly technique from the video you posted.  I have learned a lot in the past few weeks and, I am interested in improving my skills.  I think the table turned out better than I expected but I find a lot of faults in it too.  I guess there is something to learn from everything you do.

I think the e-mail went to a junk folder and I deleted it without looking.  If you send it again I promise I'll read it this time.

Projects / First project
« on: July 27, 2012, 06:23:16 pm »
Brand new to woodworking here and I would like to share my first project.  It is a farmhouse style coffee table.

Finishing / Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« on: July 27, 2012, 06:12:49 pm »
Here it is

Finishing / Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« on: July 26, 2012, 07:50:56 pm »
Ok guys, Got the 3rd coat of poly on tonight, should be able to move the table and take finished pics tommorow.  Thanks for the help.

Finishing / Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« on: July 24, 2012, 07:03:31 pm »
Thanks for the link.   I got the stain done today and going to wipe on the poly a few times over the rest of the week..  Turned out a little darker than I wanted but, am still pleased with the outcome as it is my first project.  I will post some more pictures when i'm finished.

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