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Jennifer
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  • Sammamish, WA
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Edgejoining 2x8 material
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Hi everyone,I am new to the Kreg Jig community, but I have built about half a dozen pieces from Ana White's website (love that place!).  I am building a new kitchen table this week, mimicing the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Henry Toro Dec 10, 2013.

 

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Henry Toro replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"That's a nice looking table! Well done :)"
Dec 10, 2013
Lyle Martens replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Looks like you put a lot of thought into this project.   Nice job!  My only recommendation for all who glue up table tops or other wide members out of wide lumber is beware.  Todays wood does have a tendency to cup even kiln…"
Aug 12, 2012
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"Beautiful!! I wish I had a spot for a mudroom. :-D"
Mar 13, 2012
Jens Jensen replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"By looks of that table I would say you have been nominated Valedictorian and should proceed to hardwoods .Nice looking 4 sure"
Jan 14, 2012
Terry Tidwell replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Jennifer...beautiful work !! "
Jan 12, 2012
Damon Bird replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Thanks, it was a house warming gift for my daughter and son-in-law.  I saw your post as a link in most recent e-mail from Kreg Jig and thought "Hey, I recognize that table!" so I had to share mine.  The inlayed tiles was my…"
Jan 10, 2012
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Oh wow Damon, your table turned out beautiful! I would love to have planed mine."
Jan 10, 2012
Damon Bird replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"I did this same table from Ana White's plans.  The Kreg Jig made is so easy.  I also built the table top separatly and attached it to the frame with jig holes in the apron and 2x2 supports.  Also, I used 2x6s for table top then…"
Jan 10, 2012
William Lattanzio replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Your table looks nice. If I were to make any suggestions I would say that while I generally wouldn't use construction lumber for furniture the wider stuff is usually the clearest and most stable. Construction lumber is usually a little damp and…"
Jan 10, 2012
Steve Fullgren left a comment for Jennifer
"Great post-will be very useful for gluing-up workbench tops and other wood upgrades to my sailboat cabin!  Steve"
Jan 3, 2012
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Dec 29, 2011
Johnny replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Jennifer,   Nice job looks great. Another approach would be to do away with edgebanding and do it mission style by leaving a gap between the boards. I've done this on smaller tables and it worked well. Johnny"
Dec 8, 2011
KregRep replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Very impressive Jennifer! Well done, and thanks for posting. Glad you got some great use out of MULTIPLE Kreg products! "
Dec 7, 2011
Jay Boutwell replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Jennifer, That is absolutely stunning and I am impressed.  You have accomplished a very nice project and the results are better that what you could have ever bought.  This is one you have every right to be proud of and will be another…"
Dec 7, 2011
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Thank you to everyone for all of your help - cut corner braces to reinforce each corner - worked great!  I finally finished my table and have it in my kitchen now!  I absolutely LOVE it!  I just posted all of the details on Ana…"
Dec 7, 2011
Jay Boutwell replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Edgejoining 2x8 material'
"Hello jennifer and welcome to the community.  I just saw your post about edge jointing 2" x 6" x 8" hemlock for a table top.  You were wondering about where or not you should do this.  It will be fine provided your…"
Nov 16, 2011

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Which Kreg Jig® and/or Kreg Products do you own?
Kreg Jig®
How would you describe yourself?
Beginning Woodworker
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Love Ana-White.com... Obsessed with whole food nutrition... Homeschooling mom by day, web developer by night! :)

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At 6:02pm on January 3, 2012, Steve Fullgren said…

Great post-will be very useful for gluing-up workbench tops and other wood upgrades to my sailboat cabin!  Steve

 
 
 

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