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Project by Monte Pittman posted 09-10-2015 05:20 PM 1086 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The customer had limited space and wanted to have a dual purpose table. It’s 41” wide and 32” tall. Made of American elm with black walnut Danish oil. I am still learning. After going over it with the bionic eye, there are still too many flaws I need to improve.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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Daruc

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#1 posted 09-10-2015 05:30 PM

Looks good Monte,
You sure that’s not just some fake Ashwood? ;)

Take out the bionic eye and it’s perfect!

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#2 posted 09-10-2015 05:33 PM

I agree with woodust, Monte. Looks pretty darn good to me.

-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#3 posted 09-10-2015 05:36 PM

Great skills Monte. That is a difficult project with the miters. I think it looks great.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#4 posted 09-10-2015 06:01 PM

Looks great.

We used to play a game called Michigan Rummy (also called Tripoley) and a table like this would have been perfect for it.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#5 posted 09-10-2015 06:49 PM

Monte,
Stop inspecting with a magnifying glass….
Ya done made a damn nice piece!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 09-10-2015 07:53 PM

Looks great, Monte! I like the red. What does your wife’s eye see?
Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 09-10-2015 09:03 PM

That is NICE, Monte. super NICE

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 09-10-2015 09:18 PM

This is a cool project. Everyone should have one for entertainment. Very well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 09-10-2015 09:25 PM

I don’t see any flaws! The stained elm is especially nice. The red patterned center is a better match than the usual green felt. The fact that it is dual purpose is a bonus. Do not point out the imaginary flaws to the buyers. Let us know what they say when they see it. Bet they are happy (and I know you didn’t charge enough).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 09-10-2015 09:38 PM

Looks great to me. I’m just surprised you knew how to make something that’s NOT made out of BKP ! LOL

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#11 posted 09-10-2015 10:35 PM

Good job Monte. I’d buy it.

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#12 posted 09-10-2015 10:43 PM

Great job Monte, I like it !!!

Mark

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#13 posted 09-10-2015 11:03 PM

very nice Monte, I like everything about it. Hope you got top dollar for it because it looks PERFECT!!!!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#14 posted 09-11-2015 01:58 AM

Super craftsmanship! Just put another coat of wax on it for your sake, take a nap; and those imaginary flaws will certainly disappear. Russell

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#15 posted 09-11-2015 02:27 AM

Monte that’s really nice looking. I think you might be a little to critical. It sure looks like a winner to me.

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