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Blog entry by Buckskin posted 09-13-2007 07:41 PM 1498 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Being from Wyoming I have a passion for all things Western, Rugged, and Rustic.

Don’t tell anyone this, but I am beginning to like Sketchup. I posted in an early thread how I would rather just use pencil and paper to do my design work. After what Mot has named the “Freedom Table” I decided to try again. I actually like this approach to design. It can be easily flipped and rotated to give different vantage points. Something my pencil and paper skills lack.

So back to being a “Country Boy”. Here is my inspiration for this table:

My success in this project was defined in being able to draw various circles from the same center point on various planes. I think I achieved that goal.

This would be a weathered wood look with a glass top. Each piece of glass lays between the spokes.

The table is about 6’ 8” round and 3’ 6” tall.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like it!



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Bob Babcock

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#1 posted 09-13-2007 08:36 PM

Another one converted to the dark side.

Nice work Buck.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#2 posted 09-13-2007 08:36 PM

well done!!

and your secret is safe with me. (I love your inspiration!)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mot

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#3 posted 09-13-2007 09:25 PM

Excellent!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 09-13-2007 11:20 PM

Looks great Buck !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 09-13-2007 11:58 PM

Thank you all!

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#6 posted 09-14-2007 02:10 AM

Very nice Buck!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#7 posted 09-14-2007 02:17 AM

Very nice Buck. A nice table.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#8 posted 09-14-2007 03:00 AM

thats one great, big table!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#9 posted 09-14-2007 04:46 AM

Yes Scott it is. But, at branding time you need lots of room to feed the crew and they get a powerful hungry!

Then there is all those other get together’s that call for room to lay out a spread.

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