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Project by Airspeed posted 02-12-2017 11:06 PM 673 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a girl ask me to build this table, half way through she decided she couldn’t afford it so I finished it anyway. Built it out of wood from an old door and lumber from a 100 year old house. The trim around the top is walnut from an old upright piano, the drawer handle and “planchette” are made out of walnut. Just finished it today. Still have to pick up some glass for the top. Don’t know what I’m going to do with it, hopefully I can find someone who likes spooky coffee tables!

-- http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v655/aaronhero/





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oldguy2

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#1 posted 02-13-2017 12:15 AM

I believe that table should sell. Just put a little creative thought into where to put it for marketing. That will be the trick to selling it. And take a hint from the “Drunkin WoodWorker” you made an artistic piece don’t undersell this unique piece of work. Well done ! I was selling at a country market for two years and all had to be new products no garage sale crap..this would have been great.

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Airspeed

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#2 posted 02-13-2017 12:39 AM

Thanks! Fortunately I don’t have a lot of money in it since I scavenged all the materials. Just my time. Next time I’ll insist on a deposit!

-- http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v655/aaronhero/

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Kelly

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#3 posted 02-13-2017 01:47 AM

To the right person, and I believe there are many of them, that table should command big bucks. It’s VERY nicely done.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 02-13-2017 03:09 AM

always get a minimum of 50% down,nonrefundable . Looks really nice.

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TheFridge

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#5 posted 02-13-2017 03:11 AM



always get a minimum of 50% down,nonrefundable . Looks really nice.

- a1Jim

Ditto

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 02-13-2017 03:23 AM

Nice work on that table. Too bad she backed out! Maybe she has a scary friend who can afford it!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Airspeed

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#7 posted 02-13-2017 04:12 AM

Thanks all! I usually require a deposit but she was so enthusiastic and was on me a lot to get started so it seemed a sure thing. I put some extra touches in it once she backed out and left out personalized things she wanted so I’ll probably get a little more for it now. Thanks again!

-- http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v655/aaronhero/

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 02-13-2017 02:48 PM

Wow! You have done a great job on this table and it’s too bad that you lost your client. Hopefully you can find another customer. It’s a little out of the ordinary but it’s certainly been done with a lot of care and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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david38

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#9 posted 02-13-2017 04:32 PM

looks great

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