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Project by Dan posted 08-25-2014 04:24 PM 885 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine who hosts our monthly poker game was talking about ordering a table online for over $3k. I told him I had never tried something like that, but I thought I could make him one for just the cost of materials alot cheaper than that. It ended up being just under $1000 for all the materials. The corners were made to hold his specific beer glasses. One lesson learned was that the difference in humidity between my house and his caused the wood to swell forcing me to redo the cup holders slides.

-- Dan





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handsawgeek

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#1 posted 08-25-2014 04:51 PM

Just the right place to go if one wants to make ‘poker faces’.....

Very nice work on a worthwhile project.

-- Ed

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Northwest29

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#2 posted 08-25-2014 10:32 PM

You did a really great job. Hope your friend at least bought you a beer. (-:

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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SugarbeatCo

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#3 posted 08-26-2014 02:25 AM

That’s awesome!

-- Always one more tool away from being an excellent woodworker...

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fredc

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#4 posted 08-27-2014 01:35 PM

Love it!

-- Fred ~ lignator novus ~

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Richard

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#5 posted 08-28-2014 07:46 PM

Well at least you still get to use the table and at that size you know the table is not moving to a new place for every game.

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