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Project by molan posted 10-18-2014 03:08 PM 1338 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table was a 2 weekend project I made at my wife’s request for our daughter. the first weekend was to build the table and the second weekend was to paint the table.

The table is made from 1 sheet of maple plywood and is a glue and screw construction. It takes about 70% of that single sheet and leaves a nice left over chunk. The bins on the bottom are from Ikea and cost about $3 each. They hang from a set of plywood rails and allow for toy storage.

The entire table surface is 3 feet by 3 feet and it has a high of 18” I will hold 4 full sized Lego \ Duplo boards and still leave space for other pieces or smaller boards to be joined around them. There is a small lip around the surface of the table. This is just tall enough to keep a lego \ Duplo board from sliding off the table top

This was a very fun little project and the best part is my wife and I get to keep enjoying it daily as we play on its surface with our daughter





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Bricofleur

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#1 posted 10-18-2014 04:05 PM

This is just great and well thought – drawers, slides, simple legs, raised edges, attractive colors. Hat’s off !

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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

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NormG

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#2 posted 10-19-2014 07:06 PM

Yes, well thought out

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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BYGeorgia

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#3 posted 10-20-2014 01:55 AM

Very nice table and great (grape?) purple top. Love seeing all that storage right at the table.

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molan

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#4 posted 10-20-2014 02:10 AM

The purple as called FairyTail Purple on the home depot color chart :-)

seems appropriate

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MT_Stringer

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#5 posted 10-20-2014 02:29 AM

Nice project. Looks like a satisfied customer! :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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