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Project by freschi posted 11-17-2014 02:10 AM 2571 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The third piece to my son’s baseball furniture collection is a baseball home plate and baseball bat nightstand. Using quality plywood to make the plates to MLB specifications and three ash bats for the legs. I used a custom jig and table saw to cut the bats and drill press to make the appearance the bats are going through the plates. Paint, glue, screws and some stain. Just love it!

-- Dan





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 11-17-2014 02:35 AM

very cool idea. A home run.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 11-17-2014 03:57 AM

I’m not much of a baseball person, but I love this aesthetic and the lines. Nice work.

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#3 posted 11-17-2014 04:51 AM

Love the game & your nightstand. Very creative.

Thanks or sharing

Bill in MI

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#4 posted 11-17-2014 10:35 AM

Love this, wish I had seen this years ago when my boys played baseball.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#5 posted 11-17-2014 04:28 PM

Thank you for the compliments. It was fun to build. The most rewarding part was to make the a bats appear to be floating through the plates.

-- Dan

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#6 posted 11-17-2014 10:45 PM

Great job! Would look great next to a vintage pair of stadium seats.

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#7 posted 12-04-2014 11:00 PM

Very kwel I’ve seen this design before and love it

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

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