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Project by Woodwrecker posted 09-16-2014 04:41 PM 2456 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Never look a gift horse in the mouth”...
Donated left-over lumber from local friends and some odds and ends I had on hand, produced a nice, new, mobile wood table.
Laminated Maple Top.
Oak legs
Southern Yellow Pine braces.
6” nice swivel locking casters.
(Glad for that because this thing weighs a ton.)
And a million coats of Poly.

So happy to retire my old Frankenstein work table… lol

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris





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lew

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#1 posted 09-16-2014 04:53 PM

Eric-
Beautiful bench! I’d be afraid to use something that nice!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 09-16-2014 04:59 PM

Great job, my recycling friend. This one looks sturdy as well. No doubt it is welcome in your shop. With such numbers of coats of poly, it definitively deserves to be rolled in your nice shop !

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-16-2014 05:00 PM

That is a nice handy table, Eric. We all could use one of them in the shop!!.......Good use of the “gift” wood!!...Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 09-16-2014 05:05 PM

That is really cool. Im sure it will get lots of use and last for many years. Great job buddy

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

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granite

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#5 posted 09-16-2014 05:22 PM

Sweet!!!
It’ll be like a new car, the first ding is a grief and a relief!
Enjoy and well done.

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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mcoyfrog

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#6 posted 09-16-2014 06:08 PM

Very kewl, I made something similar with an old door for a client to sort photos on

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Rick Bailey

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#7 posted 09-16-2014 06:14 PM

Nice, so the Son of Frankenstein?

-- I'll bulid your dream,you tear it down.

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Richard

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#8 posted 09-16-2014 07:02 PM

Hum Laminated Maple Top , Don’t let your wife see it or it will end up in the Kitchen.

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 09-16-2014 07:08 PM

Awesome table Eric, it should serve you well for a long time.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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palaswood

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#10 posted 09-16-2014 11:07 PM

Fantastic! yeah, thats got lots of potential.

That would make a mighty fine outdoor, mobile workbench. I’m jealous

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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Rick Dennington

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#11 posted 09-16-2014 11:42 PM

One thing I’ve learned…...You can never have enough work benches, assembly tables, or roll-around carts (if you have the room, that is).....They all play a part at one time or another…..You should get lots of milage out of that one….....Stellar job on the build…....My favorite four letter word: Free….....

-- Here in the South, we say "down the road a piece"...and , "it's over yonder".....!!

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Mean_Dean

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#12 posted 09-16-2014 11:53 PM

Nice use of the free-cycle woods! And nice table, too!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 09-17-2014 12:43 AM

Great save Eric.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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kiefer

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#14 posted 09-17-2014 03:05 AM

Nice one Eric
I wish I had the room for one of these they sure are handy.
Just watch that it does not collect too much stuff .
keep recycling and posting.

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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hjt

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#15 posted 09-17-2014 03:54 AM

Very nice Eric

-- Harold

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