Reclaimed wood end table

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Project by choppertoo posted 05-06-2009 12:52 AM 4722 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine got rid of an old hot tub, the boards for this end table use to be the Cedar skirting for that tub.

I chose polyurethane casters to give it a bit of an urban/modern look. Dimensions are 23×17x18
Finish is three coats of oil followed by wax.

Another friend of mine at Dean Davis Photography was kind enough to photograph it for me.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#1 posted 05-06-2009 01:14 AM

OK, OK, I’ll bite. Someone has to ask you. Is that puppy solid or hollow ? It does look great !

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#2 posted 05-06-2009 01:23 AM

Realy cool love it.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 05-06-2009 01:28 AM

: ) You’re not the first to ask Odie. The top four and bottom four layers are solid. The middle layers are five inches on each end.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#4 posted 05-06-2009 01:31 AM

Nice! I’ll bet that sucker is pretty heavy, even with the hollow spot.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 05-06-2009 03:20 AM

Very cool! Love the fact it is all reclaimed lumber.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 05-06-2009 06:38 AM

nice work.modern.i would get rid off the glass.and put the black wheels

-- hrvoje

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#7 posted 05-06-2009 09:01 AM

That was the first thought in my mind too, Odie :-)) Solid or hollow?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 05-06-2009 11:36 AM

Does a little man live in the hollow to turn on the light?
Timber bar fridge . right?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 05-06-2009 04:24 PM

Looks like it’s strong enough to split firewood on!

Unique! I like it.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#10 posted 05-07-2009 12:37 AM

oh that kind of piece MUST have a secret compartment hiding place somewhere! Really, really nice. Tell people it does, and they’ll be looking forever…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#11 posted 05-12-2009 06:58 AM

I agree. I’d like a crack at it first hand to see if I could find the secret compartment. Very interesting piece, nice work.

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#12 posted 03-27-2010 05:39 AM

Interesting how much does it weigh?

-- Dale, Ohio

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