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Beer & Pretzels anyone?

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Project by Snowbeast posted 04-26-2016 04:04 PM 1102 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made and sold several of the folding wine tables based on the design at woodworking for mere mortals. I was asked for a version for the beer and pretzels crowd. This is what I came up with.

The leg and hinge assembly are the same as the wine table but the tabletop is obviously different.

The large hole is 6” in diameter and the cup holes are 3 1/4” diameter. They have a cork lining to absorb condensation. The large hole will accommodate any bowl with a diameter smaller and larger than 6”. (Smaller to fit into the hole and larger to not fall through.) The pictured bowl is approx. 9 1/4” diameter at the top with an approx. 3 1/2” bottom.

This will also help me sell some of my Ringmaster bowls. Always a good thing.

Comments and critiques are always welcome. I would appreciate any ideas for changes to make this work better.

Thanx for looking.





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LoganN

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#1 posted 04-26-2016 04:41 PM

I like it. I love the idea of the cork and the additional layer there for the deeper depth. I’ve ben thinking about/asked to do the same many times. I’ve been toying with the use of the pivot pin in the hinge as part of an assembly for a shelf for the drinks. Make the pin the length of the board and have a hole cut through the board that the drink bottom will rest on the pin. As soon as I have time I’m going to try that one out.
I really like the hole for the pretzel bowl!

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majuvla

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#2 posted 04-26-2016 07:56 PM

Nice stand, but this bowl looks fantastic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 04-26-2016 10:44 PM

Great idea! that bowl is amazing!

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#4 posted 04-27-2016 12:23 AM

Great idea for keeping your chips and soda close at hand outside!

-- Dean

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#5 posted 04-27-2016 01:16 PM

That is really cool. Great idea

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#6 posted 04-27-2016 02:20 PM

Yes please! Nice work on this.

-- Jamison --- Free and easy plans at --- http://rogueengineer.com/

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#7 posted 04-27-2016 02:20 PM

Yes and Yes!

-- Christ was a carpenter...a fact that humbles and inspires me.

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RogueEngineer

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#8 posted 04-27-2016 02:21 PM

Yes please! Nice work on this.

-- Jamison --- Free and easy plans at --- http://rogueengineer.com/

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