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Project by olegahg posted 01-11-2015 07:42 PM 3373 views 30 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son has been asking for a foosball table for years. I didn’t really want to buy particle board one and couldn’t afford a nicer one like pottery barn that would look nice in our house, so I build this copy of Pottery barn foosball table for him for Christmas. Made of solid hard maple with mortise and tenon construction for the base and legs. Hand cut dovetails for the box. Quilted maple for the top. Formica on 1/2” plywood for playing field. Ball returns.





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exelectrician

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#1 posted 01-11-2015 07:49 PM

Pottery barn – eat your heart out! Wow, that is one super nice place to play games.

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#2 posted 01-11-2015 07:50 PM

thanks @exelectrician

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#3 posted 01-11-2015 08:10 PM

Outstanding!
Do you like to adopt another son? :D

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#4 posted 01-11-2015 08:37 PM

That is beautiful! Where did you buy the actual foosball parts?

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olegahg

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#5 posted 01-11-2015 08:40 PM

I actually bought a table on sale at sears and used the rods and players.

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#6 posted 01-11-2015 08:53 PM

That is amazing – what a great project!

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#7 posted 01-11-2015 09:49 PM

Great project. Your son is extremely lucky to have such a talented father. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#8 posted 01-11-2015 09:49 PM

That is sharp! Great job.

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#9 posted 01-11-2015 10:23 PM

one word—-wonderful!

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#10 posted 01-11-2015 10:47 PM

Woweewowowow!

I am totally jealous. Pottery barn needs to come copy your table. They most definitely aren’t selling one this awesome.

#GamerGate is about ethics in gaming journalism.

I have no idea what that means but I saw it on the twitter dot com.

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#11 posted 01-11-2015 11:43 PM

My my that is a fine job.
What a beautiful build.

Steve

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#12 posted 01-12-2015 12:05 AM

That is awesome. Great job

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#13 posted 01-12-2015 12:56 AM

beautiful work and a ton of fun to play.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 01-12-2015 01:21 AM

Good work.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#15 posted 01-12-2015 01:43 AM

Great job.

-- Gary, Florida

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