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Project by Bubbaisback posted 11-04-2015 03:13 AM 11814 views 11 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an end table I built for my first child who is set to arrive towards the end of January. The nursery will be decorated in a vintage baseball theme, hints the baseballs. Most designs I found for baseball themed tables were all using bats for legs so I decided to do something different and use old game balls I had from when I played little league and incorporate them into the legs of the table. This was a very fun project and I look forward to finishing up the dresser/ changing table I’m building for him as well!





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htl

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#1 posted 11-04-2015 04:20 AM

Nicely done.
I wonder if he’ll want to be a baseball player when he grows up??? LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#2 posted 11-04-2015 07:23 AM

Looks really neat! Hey, I’m a guy!

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#3 posted 11-04-2015 09:17 AM

HOME RUN!!!!!!!! Way to go,,,, Great work. Did you drill and put a rod through the balls or epoxy them together?

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

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#4 posted 11-04-2015 10:07 AM

Thanks yall! Yes I drilled through and put 1/2” threaded rods in each leg.

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#5 posted 11-04-2015 10:10 AM

Lol! Htl my family keeps joking about the fact he will probably hate baseball when he gets older!

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#6 posted 11-04-2015 10:55 AM

Very creative & great build. Be sure to post any other items you make for the baseball themed nursery.

If a name hasn’t been chosen yet-maybe Clete (as in Boyer former-Yankee and Brave) would be appropriate?

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#7 posted 11-04-2015 05:27 PM

Very unique and well done! Thanks for sharing.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#8 posted 11-04-2015 05:54 PM

Great idea, very interesting. I like this grey colour.

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#9 posted 11-04-2015 10:36 PM

great job man i love the creativity something that could last into college or beyond its ageless.he may out grow the changing table though.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 11-05-2015 12:27 AM

Nice idea with the balls. He’ll probably play golf.

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#11 posted 11-05-2015 12:32 AM

great idea.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#12 posted 11-05-2015 12:50 AM

Love this thing! Great idea incorporating the baseballs into the legs—haven’t seen that before!

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

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#13 posted 11-05-2015 02:44 AM

Really cool design…did you make the drawer pull?

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#14 posted 11-06-2015 02:51 PM

Very creative. Love the design. I’m curious about the drawer handle as well.

-- Marty, Ohio

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#15 posted 11-06-2015 03:05 PM

Thanks for all the positive comments! The drawer pull was bought at Hobby Lobby.

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