coffee table tops

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Project by bradyb posted 11-19-2009 06:03 AM 1432 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are few of many table tops that i do for my friends for fun. a lot of them enjoy watching and learning. i enjoy teaching them. i would be a high school woodshop teacher in a heart beat.

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#1 posted 11-19-2009 06:05 AM

I am in college right now to be a woodshop teacher. Many of my cooperating teachers formerly worked in the industry. Its a career thats worth looking into and since the licensure is specialized you don’t need the same classes that most educators take to teach high school.

-- ~too many hobbies, not enough free time.

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#2 posted 11-19-2009 06:18 AM


The table tops are interesting. Rustic and modern at the same time.

How about a little build info. Did you use yellowheart in the center or stain the color? Are the top segments a veneer, thinner material or full thickness?


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#3 posted 11-19-2009 06:39 AM

hey steve,

you might laugh at the simplicity of the wood i used. on the side i build picket privacy fences. so the older wood is old cedar fence pickets. the center cross is just out of new cedar fence pickets. its all screwed onto a sheet of 1/2 inch ply.

i started building stuff out of this media bored one night. and its been crazy the requests ive gotten for ‘fence picket’ furniture. great substitute for barn wood lol.

thanks, brady b

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#4 posted 11-19-2009 08:48 AM

Looks great Brady I like the simplicity well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 11-19-2009 11:38 PM


Better lucky than good sometimes. Proud of you for the reuse.


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#6 posted 03-10-2012 02:16 PM

Great table.
Guns Up.

-- Christian, Husband, Grandpa, Salesman, amateur Woodworker.

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