Saved an old table from the trash

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Project by Huckleberry posted 05-23-2009 04:05 AM 1772 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was able to restore this table that was surely headed for the garbage. I had to re fabricate a majority of the table the feet and legs are completely new. I was kind of disappointed with the color but that’s what the customer wanted so that is what they get.

-- I cut it twice and the damn thing is still too short!@#$%

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#1 posted 05-23-2009 04:19 AM

Nice Work!

Made one similar many years ago but used breadboard ends- it still split!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 05-23-2009 07:32 AM

That’s a good move, out of the grabage can to a sale ;-))

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

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#3 posted 05-23-2009 08:02 AM

Thats the best use for scrap! One mans trash is another mans tresure! Fantastic finnish!

Keep it up.


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

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#4 posted 05-23-2009 03:49 PM

Beautiful piece.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 05-23-2009 04:17 PM

Nice work on bring the table back to life.

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#6 posted 05-23-2009 07:56 PM

I was going to compliment the results. But if you don’t like it, then I’ll back you up. Your work is exceptional.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#7 posted 05-28-2009 04:28 AM

Better than firewood anyday Huck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 05-28-2009 04:31 AM

It came out great nice work.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#9 posted 05-28-2009 04:41 AM

well now we see why you spend time in the dump .
do you bring a bag as an excuse to get in so you can cruise the place ?
looks good , and the price is right .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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