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Project by Cokeley posted 107 days ago 949 views 4 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 106 days ago

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

-- Dean

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Cokeley

33 posts in 107 days


#2 posted 106 days ago

‘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 106 days ago

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 106 days ago

Great job on table top.

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Clint Searl

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#5 posted 106 days ago

Well done.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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WMD2006

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#6 posted 106 days ago

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 106 days ago

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 106 days ago

love the wood you have used

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hoss12992

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#9 posted 105 days ago

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 103 days ago

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 101 days ago

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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