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Project by Seeharlez posted 03-16-2010 11:53 PM 1910 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a gift I made for some friends of mine that were getting married. I knew in advance that their parents were getting them a beautiful new dining table and they were worried about it getting damaged during our weekly poker games so I made this to fit perfectly over that table. it fold in half for storage and the center sections slide out for cleaning or recovering. I have since recovered it with a green fabric that the cards slide much better on. The green looks better too.

The only thing I didn’t do fully myself is the cup holders. The oak bits were banister caps (or whatever these are called) I bought from home depot, and the brass inserts were bought online.

There were a lot of first in this project and I probably didn’t use the best techniques on some things but it came out great.

-- Greg - Vancouver, BC





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#1 posted 03-17-2010 02:41 AM

Nice job. Great gift.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#2 posted 03-17-2010 03:09 AM

Looks good. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 03-17-2010 04:27 AM

Man I love those cup holders!

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#4 posted 03-17-2010 04:38 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 03-17-2010 05:32 AM

did you do the padding yourself as well? very nice job!

-- Good energy perpetuates good energy!

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#6 posted 03-17-2010 05:33 AM

Great poker table Greg

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 03-17-2010 07:28 AM

Yes I did it all myself, padding, sewing etc… It was a lot of fun though trying out new things!

-- Greg - Vancouver, BC

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#8 posted 03-18-2010 04:50 AM

great looking table… I like the change in colors around the edges… looks great…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 08-17-2010 05:53 AM

Really nice work Greg!

-- Mark / Montreal - "Measure Once, Curse Twice."

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#10 posted 08-17-2010 11:06 AM

Sweet present. Very well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 09-08-2010 04:18 PM

That looks great. Looks just right for a game of ‘hi-low-buy-roll’.

-- 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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#12 posted 02-16-2011 05:14 PM

Good idea ! Well done.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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