Charity for Dinner

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 03-27-2016 02:02 PM 2415 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my best customers came and asked for a table and chairs to be donated to a charity auction. I agreed to eat half the price. This is the end result. The table is 51” square and 31” tall. Chairs are 33” tall. All of Beetle Kill Pine. Suggestions from friends decided the tabletop design.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 03-27-2016 02:09 PM

Well served 5 course meal…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#2 posted 03-27-2016 02:14 PM

Monte, this is a great dining set! Will do very well for the charity. Thanks for sharing. You are a prime example of what
LumberJocks is all about.

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 03-27-2016 02:33 PM

totally unique chairs Monte,I’m sure it was for a good cause.

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#4 posted 03-27-2016 02:37 PM

Amazing colors and patterns in the table top design
Nice of you to donate your time!

-- Greg Simon

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#5 posted 03-27-2016 03:21 PM

That is awesome. Love the chairs and the table top design. That is really nice of you to do it for charity. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 03-27-2016 03:24 PM

Wow….simply wow Monte!!! Way to step up for charity sir.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#7 posted 03-27-2016 03:55 PM

Great job Monte. Looks like one of your best yet and a sure winner for a charity auction !!

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

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#8 posted 03-27-2016 04:10 PM

I absolutely love this set.

Do you have any tips/plans on making those chairs. I love the backs and the way they are joined to the seats.

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#9 posted 03-27-2016 04:26 PM

Another of your many great builds. And, for a good cause too. Go get em Monte.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 03-27-2016 04:50 PM

Good on you for splitting the cost. No doubt that Karma will come back to you many-fold !

Nice job on the set too !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#11 posted 03-27-2016 05:56 PM

I am planning a blog on the chairs. Otherwise, I am always willing to answer questions.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#12 posted 03-27-2016 05:59 PM

This is a real nice set, Monte, and I’m sure that they appreciated your generosity.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#13 posted 03-27-2016 08:46 PM

Excellent build. Very nice gesture on the auction…..on both your parts. The BKP is lovely as usual and the chairs are a unique design. Happy Easter to you!

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

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#14 posted 03-27-2016 11:21 PM

Monte that is beautiful.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#15 posted 03-28-2016 12:27 AM

Very nice set. A beautiful donation.

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

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