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Project by Monte Pittman posted 01-16-2016 03:18 AM 2342 views 16 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First and foremost, I would like to thank LJ William for the inspiration and instructions on how to make this. The quality of his work is a motivating force for me.

Our biggest show of the year starts 2 weeks from today. As always, you want something to get people’s attention and get them to stop and talk. It’s all made of Beetle Kill Pine. it’s 51” square and 31” tall. Poured epoxy top.

Although it’s still not perfect, it is a piece that I can pound my chest a little for.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

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

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#1 posted 01-16-2016 03:33 AM

Hey Monte, you done William proud on that one…....NICE!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 01-16-2016 03:57 AM

Great looking table Monty, best wishes for your up coming show.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-16-2016 04:24 AM

Proud looking table. Good choice of epoxy for the finish.

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

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#4 posted 01-16-2016 04:25 AM

Obviously…. The top looks fantastic.
I do have to say though….
I really like how you did the base!!!

Hope you draw a lot of attention….
and even more sales and commissions, on your next show!!!

-- 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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#5 posted 01-16-2016 04:25 AM

That’s one fantastic table.

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

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#6 posted 01-16-2016 04:32 AM

Wow. That looks absolutely amazing with the contrasting of the BKP and the pour on epoxy really sets it off. Great job buddy. I’m guessing yall got our snow. Yall can share with us if you want

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 01-16-2016 04:38 AM


You made it your own! Have a great time. You’re gonna need a BIG trailer. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 01-16-2016 04:54 AM

I really like this, Monte! Very nice

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"

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#9 posted 01-16-2016 05:13 AM

awesome table top, that epoxy top has that wood poping it will get their attention

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#10 posted 01-16-2016 05:36 AM

Nice job Monte, epoxy sure brings out the color

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#11 posted 01-16-2016 07:09 AM

Good looking project, beautiful name for it!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 01-16-2016 08:56 AM


-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#13 posted 01-16-2016 10:48 AM

WOW! Monte

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

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#14 posted 01-16-2016 12:32 PM

Absolutely beautiful Monte, it will definitely attract attention.
Great job.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#15 posted 01-16-2016 12:56 PM

Very Nice Monte!! Good luck with the show.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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