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Myrtlewood Laundry Table.

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Project by robert triplett posted 01-31-2016 11:38 PM 1148 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We needed a place to put laundry so we could fold it. When we got an upright freezer to put in the laundry room, I had to remove some shelves. This gave me room to design a table. I have been concentrating on shop and home projects after holiday shows. My wife has some good ideas if I have the time. I had a piece of 3/4” Spalted, Curly Myrtlewood that was 38” x 24”. I traded for it and some larger pieces a few years ago. I used some newer Myrtlewood from a local mill for the legs, apron, and shelf. The edge of the top nearest the walkway is rounded. I finished it with Spar Urethane. The cats have their food bowls under the bottom shelf. I like using Myrtlewood for projects like this. The cost of the wood is reasonable and the light colors lighten up a room or garden space. Unless you cover it in laundry and surround it with recycling containers!!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 02-01-2016 12:26 AM

Beautiful looking table. Too nice for the laundry room.

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

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 02-01-2016 12:45 AM

DD the double sure said the truth about that!

-- just rjR

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 02-01-2016 12:53 AM

Robert, Robert, Robert, Spalted curly myrtlewood with that cool bark inclusion in the laundry room? It is beautiful, but the laundry room?

Keep up the good work my friend.

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

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#4 posted 02-01-2016 01:31 AM

Awesome grain

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robert triplett

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#5 posted 02-01-2016 03:18 AM

I agree it is too nice for the laundry room, but it is a main entry way to the kitchen from my wife’s sewing room and the carport and my shop. It will be seen there if not too cluttered.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 02-01-2016 09:37 AM

If you can spare it, flaunt it. I love the grain on the table top and who doesn’t like a little laundry room BLING. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-01-2016 12:19 PM

Classy looking laundry table. Nice build

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 02-03-2016 01:26 AM

Very nice table. I agree too nice for a laundry table.

-- "The Noblest Art is that of making others happy." ~ P.T. Barnum

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#9 posted 02-04-2016 04:47 AM

So nice. so nice.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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