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Project by jim1953 posted 06-30-2015 12:39 AM 843 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife and I went on vacation to Panama City Beach and the condo we stayed at had a coffee table that she really liked. Got to looking at it and it was an Ethan Allen, found similar on line for $1200.00. We went to Walmart and bought a ruler to take some measurements, she took some pictures and when we got home I made it for her, only $46.00 and some change. Used a lot of recycled wood as the table was the distressed look.
She’s happy and so is my wallet!

-- Jim, Kentucky





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jack1

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#1 posted 06-30-2015 03:25 AM

I like it! Neat finish and design. Good job!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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bruc101

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#2 posted 06-30-2015 03:55 AM

Excellent job and well worth the big bucks it cost you t build it. Just a suggestion, never go anywhere without a small tape measure in your pocket.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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Skylark53

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#3 posted 06-30-2015 12:36 PM

Really good work. That finish work looks super; makes the piece.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-30-2015 12:38 PM

This turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Roger

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#5 posted 06-30-2015 01:01 PM

Ahh yes! 46 bux seems a whole bunch better. Nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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gsimon

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#6 posted 07-01-2015 12:57 AM

nice job on the finish!

-- Greg Simon

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