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Building an oak dining room table #1: It begins....

11-12-2012 10:11 PM by albachippie | 1 comment »

At last I have been given the go ahead by the client to manufacture the oak table. This is the sketchup drawing I did about 9months ago It was indicitive and not a final design. This was accepted along with the quote, but put on hold until further notice. Well I was called about 3 weeks ago and told to go ahead with the build, so I repriced, just to make sure that the timber was still within the budget, and ordered the oak. I collected it on Wednesday and quickly realised that there was no way that my humble shop tools were going to handle this stock! A quick call to my Dad, and all was sorted. I took the newly acquired American White Oak to his shop and began to make some saw dust...

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