Distressed Pine Island/Table

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Blog series by AmandasHusband updated 02-26-2012 02:30 AM 2 parts 20636 reads 7 comments total

Part 1: I seriously took a flying knot to the head

02-18-2012 01:58 AM by AmandasHusband | 4 comments »

The mother-in-law has been nagging me to build this “table” for about a year. The problem is, she wants something different every time I talk to her about it. She’s settled on 79”x30” at about 38” tall. She wants square legs, 3 sides enclosed, and two shelves. Oh, and she wants it made out of knotty pine to look distressed. So I started it last weekend. Went to Home Depot for some 2×6’s and 2×4’s. Then i glued then squared up ...

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Part 2: Making progress . . . slowly

02-26-2012 02:30 AM by AmandasHusband | 3 comments »

Last weekend I was a bachelor so I got a good 15 hours in the garage. Most of it went into this table. And boy is she taking a lot longer than I originally thought. I still haven’t finished the top. I’m working on attaching the end pieces and well, it’s kicking my butt. Mainly because of the way I went about it I guess. For starters, the top boards are/were 76” long. They needed to be about 73” with a 2” tongue on each end. Being so long, I couldnR...

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