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Project by joebazooka posted 01-17-2010 04:21 PM 1677 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this out of scap bamboo and an old pallet I got out of a dumpster. My Aunt is into Mahjong game, the real Chinese poker. So I figured why not use Bamboo.

-- Robert-maine





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richgreer

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 04:34 PM

Nice table – Bamboo is a great product. I’ve worked with it quite a bit. It is extremely durable. I think more woodworkers would like bamboo if they gave it a try.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 01-17-2010 05:16 PM

Believe it or not, we’re putting in a hardwood Bamboo floor and the scraps are going to go in to something.
This table gave me an idea Robert. hmmm

-- Having fun...Eric

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#3 posted 01-17-2010 05:39 PM

Auntie must be thrilled.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 01-17-2010 06:02 PM

Great looking table. Your aunt will cherish it. I like bamboo but it is difficult to find around my area. All I seem to locate is flooring. I built the balusters for my stairs out of bamboo a while back but I had to order the bamboo from california and the shipping costs made it too expensive for future considerations.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#5 posted 01-17-2010 07:07 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffheXp2oi4E

maybe you can make one that “shuffles” the tiles too =]

-- Jess

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#6 posted 01-17-2010 09:54 PM

Almost a yin and yang theme…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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joebazooka

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#7 posted 01-18-2010 02:05 AM

I got alot of comments on this table, I had a lot of fun making it and I learned alot about bamboo in the process. Just so you all know this was excess flooring that was thrown out. I just cut the tongues and groves off and glued it up. I think with the remainder I might put in a new kitchen counter, with a bright red tile back splash.

-- Robert-maine

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#8 posted 01-18-2010 02:07 AM

Looking good

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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