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  • Picnic table

    Productive day. Made this from pics. More carpentry than woodworking.... but still satisfying. Miter saw did most of the work. Humorous mistake... all I bought was 2x6s. Plans called for 4 pieces of 2x4. I cut the 2x6 to 4", forgetting that a 2x4 isn't 2x4.
    Last edited by durango dude; 05-16-2020, 07:59 PM.

  • #2
    Looks Great. Many years ago, a cousin without any woodworking skills bought a set of plans and borrowed a few tools from me, and asked for woodworking tips. He made a beautiful work and I was in awe of his first work. He followed the plans to the "T". The pict of your work reminds me of His. Great looking work!
    Hank Lee

    Experience is what you get when you don't get what you wanted!

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    • #3
      I built the table upside down. The most satisfying part was flipping it over... and finding absolutely no wobble. I shouted "yes!!"..... neighbor looked over fence and asked if I still had 10 fingers.

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      • #4
        No wobble? Maybe you just had it on the right part of the deck where the unlevel planks matched the table legs!

        Kidding! Great looking table.
        Don, aka Pappy,

        Wise men talk because they have something to say,
        Fools because they have to say something.
        Plato

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        • #5
          Looks great!!
          \"Experience is the toughest teacher. You get the test first and the lesson later.\"

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