Not My Coffee Table Project


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I started a new project/adventure yesterday.  Of the four, my 10 year old grand daughter is the grand kid that has always shown the desire to learn woodworking, she is also the youngest.   The intelli

Okay, the last day started off by attaching the figure 8's to the base. Then center punching for the screw hole in the top.  Then drilling and pre-threading the holes in the top.

Today she started off by adding a small chamfer to the bottom edge of the table top. First some practice with a piece of scrap. Then on to the actual top. Then it was 

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It's amazing what a few well placed curves can do to a piece, very nice. FWIW I thought the repair was the light color at the top of the curve and didn't find the real one until you pointed it out LOL.  She is doing an amazing job and hats off to you for taking the time to show her our craft, too cool! 

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You can tell how proud she is by the look on her face and you should be too Chet, she did a great job ! I wish you lived closer I would hire her to help in my shop she works faster and better than I do, this was a real pleasure to follow, thanks for the ride to you and her

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20 minutes ago, wtnhighlander said:

Congratulate her on a job well done, Chet! She has not only produced a lovely piece of furniture, but brightened the day for a bunch of grumpy old men!

And me, too. ;)

I will pass it along Ross.  It will probable get a good giggle out of her.

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7 minutes ago, RichardA said:

I'd go for that.  In fact I insist that her helper get a little credit.

Save some time and maybe a little money and get her a custom branding iron now, I’m absolutely sure she’s going to need it! I can’t think of a more inspiring thread, we’re all proud of her, talent and focused all in one 

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