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Project by dannmarks posted 08-04-2019 01:05 AM 659 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife said I need a small writing table for my office. I would like it ASAP. I said OK, and started planing some Oak I bought 2 years ago. The table took me all day Saturday and part of the day Sunday. I was pretty much done and she came out and Said, EW – I need those knot holes filled in Dear. So I bought some Epoxy and and watched a few videos. Taped the back of the already completed and finished table. Turned it over and re-sanded the top. Poured in the Epoxy and hoped for the best, It ran out onto the driveway, down the legs and so forth. So I let all of that dry. Re-taped the back better a few days later. It turned out pretty good but still had a place or two that the epoxy sunk or a big bubble was. So I sanded it down some and poured another batch. Now it is Saturday the next weekend. Top is sanded, legs re-sanded and everything finished off again, Table is in her office and she wants to wait a few days to let it cure before she starts using it. She says she loves it and that is what matters. In the mean time I have a mantle still needing a back board and the Grand son is over and we are making an organizer for his Games. I love life in the shop.





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swirt

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#1 posted 08-04-2019 02:35 AM

Nice work. I like what you did with the curve on the legs and the stretcher set behind the curve. It is a nice look.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#2 posted 08-04-2019 05:11 AM

Nothing is good as good motivation…. at the end of the day, you made your wife very hapy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 08-04-2019 11:06 AM

Nice looking table. Glad you keep trying because it turned out great. I’m sure she will love it forever.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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