laminated table top

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Project by teenagewoodworker posted 02-04-2008 11:05 PM 2905 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hey everyone! ever have a boring day where there’s nothing to do? well that was my Saturday and this laminated pine table top is what i made that day. just to clear things up the picture of the rough board is what the board for the table top looked like but the original board was 10 inches wide and a little longer. so i turned that 36 inch long 2×10 grayish tinted board into this table top. the best thing is that i made it with just a couple of hand held power tools a homemade circle drawing and homemade router circle cutting jig. i personally think that it came out pretty good for an old grayish tinted board.

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#1 posted 02-04-2008 11:15 PM

Great job there Teen. Keep up the good work. Welcome to Lumberjocks. Much to learn & plenty of mates with similar interests.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 02-04-2008 11:43 PM

Hi! Guy
Nice job. Now, Let us see the finished project that you put it on, after its completed.
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#3 posted 02-04-2008 11:53 PM

One of the things that has always drawn me to woodworking, was what one can make
of some seemingly ‘ugly’ or limited amounts of wood.

The 2×4 competition is proof of some pretty awesome stuff.

-- Still learning everything

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#4 posted 02-05-2008 12:02 AM

Not too shabby. Circles are one of those things that I don’t do much … they tend to be not quite round.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#5 posted 02-05-2008 12:11 AM

excellent job
quite the transformation

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#6 posted 02-05-2008 12:32 AM

Well done

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 02-05-2008 12:43 AM

Pretty cool!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 02-05-2008 12:57 AM

Well done as well. Working in the shop sure beats sitting in front of an XBOX any day.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 02-05-2008 01:21 AM

looks great!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 02-05-2008 02:23 AM

Way to go bud!!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#11 posted 02-05-2008 02:44 AM

Great Job. But I would expect that from soneone that goes to Harvard.
Keep up the good work and work safe.


-- Make Dust

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#12 posted 02-05-2008 04:15 AM

Looks good. Are you going to make a base?

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#13 posted 02-05-2008 04:28 AM

yes i am

i am getting a lathe this summer so i figure i’ll wait until then and then turn a base

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#14 posted 02-05-2008 10:54 AM

Nice job. You are displaying a lot of ambition in your projects. Great!

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#15 posted 02-05-2008 05:44 PM

Its nice to see Harvard guys getting into wood working. Nice job using hand tools. Its a skill you will never forget.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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