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Blog entry by JesseS posted 02-06-2015 01:58 AM 1283 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, my name is Jesse. I started building furniture as a hobby about 6 months ago. Last weekend I picked up a lathe and have been having a lot of fun turning stuff around the shop. As a result I ended up with 4 matching legs from a fence post. Of course since I had the 4 legs I couldn’t just stop so I decided to finish the table. I have no plans and no idea what I am going to do with the table when I am done so it it kind of a blind journey.

I am already a couple evenings into it but here is what it looks like so far. The top is just boards I laid on there to give the illusion of a top. That is what I am going to work on next. I will keep posting as I make progress on the table.

Edit: Tonight I spent a little more time in the shop. I got the table top done and had enough wood left over for a bench. Now for the fun part. Sanding.

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#1 posted 02-06-2015 03:01 PM

Welcome aboard, Jesse. It’s pretty cool that those came from a fence post! I have to think that wood must be happier when it looks nice like that, and not stuck in the ground.

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#2 posted 02-06-2015 03:08 PM

Welcome to LJs
Super looking table,well done.


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#3 posted 02-06-2015 09:43 PM

Nice work! Welcome to LJs!

-- Ed

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