slate lnlaid coffee table

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Project by cobra5 posted 10-30-2009 12:42 AM 1981 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

17”x4’x6’ slate inlaid coffee table to be donated for the Bid For Life Foundation on Oct 30th at the Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino, Biloxi, MS this table will be actioned off to raise funds for the foundation, crafted by myself and my brother-in-law Tracy

-- tool time tim aka "cobra5"

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#1 posted 10-30-2009 12:55 AM

Good job, for a good cause. I like it!

-- on Wednesday's I go shopping, and have buttered scones for tea...

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#2 posted 10-30-2009 01:41 AM

A unique design I hope it brings in a super high bid. good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 10-30-2009 02:44 AM

Great idea and love the colour combinations.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 10-30-2009 03:21 AM

Very nice, I remember my stepfather who was a geologist had furniture custom built around slab cut rocks that were part of his molybdenum mine finds. They would glow in the dark for years. (Ha) Thanks for the post!

-- $tudie

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#5 posted 10-30-2009 12:13 PM

Nice table and for a good cause. I too hope they get a good bid on it. My wife thought it might be a little heavy to move it for cleaning though. Maybe a bachelor will bid on it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 10-30-2009 12:37 PM

mike, your wife is right, we desinged the slates to be removed, simply lift from under each slate, and then clean. also if you decide not to use slate just add glass, ect.

-- tool time tim aka "cobra5"

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#7 posted 10-30-2009 03:47 PM

I like the design and the one of a kind look it has. Good work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#8 posted 10-30-2009 07:30 PM

Nice table. Since the slate is removable you could put X’s and O’s on the back for tic-tac-toe and it would double as a game table. ;-)

Real nice of you to make a donation like this.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#9 posted 10-31-2009 01:53 AM

Nice design and finish. Gives me the idea to make one slimmer, say 2 tile by 4 as my living room at present is not very big. Well done

-- Ray, Chonburi, Thailand

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#10 posted 03-10-2010 03:39 AM

that is a great looking table… hope the auction went well…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#11 posted 03-31-2010 12:04 AM

looks gnarly!

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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#12 posted 07-01-2010 09:20 PM

very cool

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