Skills Canada PEI Table

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Project by cstrang posted 03-12-2010 04:16 AM 2485 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a table that I made for the Skills Canada PEI competition in cabinetmaking. It has curly maple legs with a birds eye maple top and shelf. The other two that you see are ones I made on my own time, not part of the competition. They have birds eye maple top and shelf with poplar legs. For this competition I won the gold medal, a Hitachi 18 volt drill and flashlight and I will be competing as part of Team PEI at the nationals in May held in Waterloo Ontario. If anyone would like the plans for this table you can find them here . On a side note, on the way home from the awards ceremony I bought a coffee and won a free coffee from Tim Horton’s with roll up the rim to win… am I on a roll? Should I buy a lottery ticket? haha

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#1 posted 03-12-2010 04:28 AM

Well made table. Very nice build.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#2 posted 03-12-2010 04:28 AM

Keep up the good work. The table is well proportioned and looks to be very solid… congrats on the Gold and the Coffee…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 03-12-2010 04:43 AM

Great Lookin Table

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 03-12-2010 05:28 AM

Congratulations Chris! Very nice looking tables.


-- My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.

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#5 posted 03-12-2010 06:19 AM

I commend you on your accomplishment. I am a shop teacher and I had to squint, turn my head sideways and dang near stand on one leg to read those plans. I used to take my carpentry students to a state competition in Kansas, the plans were about the same. Way overdrawn for what was needed.

All in all, congrats.

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#6 posted 03-12-2010 06:52 AM

Congratulations. A great win.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#7 posted 03-12-2010 01:44 PM

Thanks guys.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#8 posted 03-12-2010 04:05 PM

Great job….Congratulations.

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#9 posted 03-12-2010 06:59 PM

Congrats on your win. And it wasn’t luck! I Hope you win the next one too. BTW could you supply us with your first name?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 03-12-2010 07:57 PM

Congrats on your win.

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#11 posted 03-13-2010 12:07 AM

stefang, my first name is Chris.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#12 posted 03-13-2010 12:09 AM

Very nice. I like the clean and crisp lines. Well done.

-- BLOG -

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#13 posted 03-13-2010 03:15 AM

Congratulations on the gold. The table turned out very nice. It’s always nice to be awarded for your hard work and skill.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#14 posted 03-13-2010 05:00 AM

Congratulations!!!!! At first I was trying to figure out “what is a PEI table”? ie… something special for clam chucking or lobster chopping… LOL.

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#15 posted 03-16-2010 06:24 PM

Nice look.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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