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Project by Alan Young posted 11-03-2015 04:13 AM 1380 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Game Table is set to ship out this week. The Table is made from solid Sapele for the legs, aprons and drawer fronts.

The removable top has a chess/checkerboard veneered in Sapele and Bird’s Eye Maple.

When the the top is removed a felt covered game surface is revealed for assembling puzzles or playing cards or other games.

The underside of the top is veneered in Sapele with brass squares set in each corner.

The squares sit over the leveling bolts that hold the top over the felt covered game surface.

The drawers are lined in felt. I wrapped the felt over 1/8 hardboard pieces.

I made these threaded inserts and these Brass Leveling Pads

A threaded insert is epoxied into the bottom of each leg.

Then a leveling pad is screwed into the insert.





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#1 posted 11-03-2015 04:52 AM

That is really spectacular.

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#2 posted 11-03-2015 05:10 AM

Beautiful table and craftsmanship. The table speaks for itself.

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#3 posted 11-03-2015 05:27 AM

Beautiful,beautiful work

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#4 posted 11-03-2015 07:56 AM

Beautiful game table, well done. The lining looks good!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#5 posted 11-03-2015 12:12 PM

Very handsome table. I admire your metalworking skills

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#6 posted 11-03-2015 12:43 PM

Extremely nice work. Very well thought out.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 11-03-2015 01:57 PM

Awesome table, looks great and nice wood choice.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 11-03-2015 08:42 PM

Awesome attention to detail, A heirloom piece for sure. Love the sapele and Birdseye maple veneer job.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#9 posted 11-03-2015 09:04 PM

nice work

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#10 posted 11-03-2015 09:27 PM

That’s great. I love the brass pulls for the top, but especially having a felt interior for other games.

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#11 posted 11-04-2015 12:44 AM

Man that’s a beautiful game table! You really put some nice amenities into this project, and they really add to the aesthetic of it! Would definitely be a real treat to play a game at this beauty!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#12 posted 11-04-2015 03:03 AM

Awesome table. All of the details, including your metal work on the leveling pads and bolts for the removable table
are very professional.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#13 posted 11-04-2015 09:55 AM

Just awesome,

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#14 posted 11-04-2015 06:42 PM

This game table looks very nice. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 11-05-2015 10:34 AM

Awesome table

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