Three-Piece Table Set & Ammunition Box

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Project by sheetzy posted 08-04-2016 08:30 PM 903 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After the purchase of my most recent handgun, I thought it would be nice to have somewhere to sit and clean it, so I decided to make a table. The finished product is made out of white pine and is 44 inches wide by 32 inches deep by 30 inches high. I put six 12-inch by 12-inch ceramic tiles in the top of the table to use as my working surface. Those tiles match the floor, since they were left over from when I converted my basement into a family/rec room. Then I made two smaller matching end tables. Those are 18 inches square by 22 inches high and have one tile in the middle. All three tables have a bottom shelf for extra storage. I also made the ammunition box that’s on top of the large table. It’s made out of pine and is hand-dovetailed.

-- Sheetzy

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#1 posted 08-04-2016 09:42 PM

A bang up job!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 08-04-2016 11:32 PM

That’s a really great looking set there.

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#3 posted 08-05-2016 12:06 AM

Umm, the 1/4” bottom is what needs cross supports, not the top. Fill with ammo and the top & sides will leave the lead on the bottom when you lift. Esp if the bottom glue is weak.


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#4 posted 08-05-2016 01:39 PM

hey mark, you only see 3/8” on bottom, there is another 1/2” rabitted up inside you don’t see. but thanks for the observation. sheetzy

-- Sheetzy

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#5 posted 08-05-2016 02:07 PM

very nice set of tables ….... like the inset of matching floor tiles …...... like the ammo box also …........GREAT JOB


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#6 posted 08-05-2016 02:08 PM

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 08-05-2016 03:28 PM

That is a very attractive table set. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 08-05-2016 08:37 PM

That’s too nice of a table to dirty up with gun oil & cleaner. Get yourself a cleaning mat.

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#9 posted 08-09-2016 02:27 PM

You forgot an important detail! What kind of handgun did you buy?

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