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Project by Cokeley posted 05-06-2014 11:56 PM 980 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dining room table: 4 spalted maple slabs, glued and finished with waterlox satin tung oil. Base is 3/4” gas pipes. Seats 8-10 and the base makes for a nice jungle gym for my toddler!

-- The seeds of doubt need neither sun nor water to flourish, but if they do, cut'em down and make a bench out of 'em.





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 05-07-2014 12:35 AM

Beautiful slab! I’ll bet it’s nice eating dinner around that beauty!

-- Dean

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Cokeley

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#2 posted 05-07-2014 03:32 AM

‘Tis! Thanks, Dean!

-- The seeds of doubt need neither sun nor water to flourish, but if they do, cut'em down and make a bench out of 'em.

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robscastle

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#3 posted 05-07-2014 05:59 AM

It is a very nice slab indeed!

I see its glued but did you butt joint it?

The legs, well that is some very clever use of materials, and considering the mass of the table top well thought out
The family Gym well that’s a bonus too!

-- Regards Robert

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 05-07-2014 07:15 AM

Great job on table top.

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Clint Searl

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#5 posted 05-07-2014 12:32 PM

Well done.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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WMD2006

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#6 posted 05-07-2014 02:25 PM

Awesome! I made a series of walnut side/sofa tables with the gas pipe but I never went that complex with the joints. The contrast on the top really sets it off!

-- -MDWhite

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 05-07-2014 02:38 PM

Nicely done and beautiful wood. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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leachim

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#8 posted 05-07-2014 07:28 PM

love the wood you have used

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hoss12992

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#9 posted 05-08-2014 08:04 AM

Love the table and the gas pipes. Great job. Welcome to LJ’s

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Robsshop

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#10 posted 05-10-2014 08:20 AM

Very nice looking table ! I have always loved furniture that mixes wood and different metals and Your table design is no exception. I know you spent some time getting the plumbing fixtures just right, did you spray a finish coat on the base to prevent potential rust down the road? Once again, great work!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Cokeley

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#11 posted 05-12-2014 06:32 AM

Yes sir, Robsshop! I started with black iron and then primed and painted with Rustoleum’s Dark Walnut in Satin… Looks pretty in the sunlight and matches the package and crate furniture around the room…

The plumbing was fun to play with… Amazing what kinds of shapes and “curves” you can come up with using a little imagination…

Thanks for reaching out!

-- The seeds of doubt need neither sun nor water to flourish, but if they do, cut'em down and make a bench out of 'em.

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