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Project by Monte Pittman posted 10-23-2016 01:37 AM 1017 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At our recent show I was asked about a sliding side table. Found a picture and a little research and here it is.

This is just some 4/4 ash I had in the shop.

For those looking for something different to make for Christmas gifts this year, I recommend stealing this idea. Very simple to make. Cuts are 15° angles. 18” wide, 24” deep and 28” tall. You can change the height if you want. All joints are doweled, but other joinery could be used also. Any questions, just holler.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-23-2016 01:39 AM

I didn’t give the official name of this because it is copyrighted. A Google search will find it.

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

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#2 posted 10-23-2016 01:57 AM

yeah ive seen versions of this before who couldnt use one,great gift idea monte im sure many will “borrow this”!!!.ill probably make a few myself.thanks for posting.now lets get too the shop.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 10-23-2016 02:32 AM

Very nice table. I like it.

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

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#4 posted 10-23-2016 03:38 AM

Monte,

Adapt, overcome, survive! Your flexing your flexible self. Nice work.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 10-23-2016 03:59 AM

That looks great Monte. Everyone can use one of them. Good job !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#6 posted 10-23-2016 05:01 AM

Another great product for your showroom Monte.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#7 posted 10-23-2016 05:07 AM

WOW! Great build. My Grandfather used one very similar to dine from in his chair beside the big upright radio while listening to the WW II news rather than go to the dining table in another room. Boy, they are a super gift for a infilide person to use at their easy chair.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#8 posted 10-23-2016 07:04 AM

Nice table, Monte!

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 10-23-2016 10:06 AM

perfect for a laptop or a dinner plate! good stuff Monte, very nice job

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#10 posted 10-23-2016 10:58 AM

I like it! Should be very useful piece to have around the house. Nice work!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#11 posted 10-23-2016 01:22 PM

Cool Monte.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 10-23-2016 01:31 PM

very nice

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#13 posted 10-23-2016 02:22 PM

Nice table for plate or laptop or????
Thanks, Monte. Might steal it.

Ooohhh, Top Three, too. Congrats.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#14 posted 10-23-2016 05:45 PM


Ooohhh, Top Three, too. Congrats.

- Gene Howe

Why the surprise, anything he posts goes top 3

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#15 posted 10-23-2016 08:11 PM

Very good, nice,nice!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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