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Project by LightfootLtd posted 04-09-2017 01:09 PM 1661 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make use of a bunch of 6×6 cut-offs I had from a deck project, so I ended up with this on my deck. It’s 9’ long and 42” wide. Probably weighs 350lbs. It’s held together with 6” sts screws and 3” deck screws. I’ll do a couple of 42” long benches for one side of it eventually. Haven’t decided if I’m going to finish it or just let it go gray.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-09-2017 01:43 PM

Should hold up under a few table dances. Great job sir.

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

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Belford

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#2 posted 04-09-2017 06:21 PM

A Tornado safe table.

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#3 posted 04-09-2017 07:23 PM

That thing is a BEAST! I love it. Seems like 350 lbs is on the low side!

I’m favoriting this one.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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canadianchips

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#4 posted 04-11-2017 03:02 AM

Nice table.
Wind wont blow it around !
I would just let it weather GREY

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Belg1960

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#5 posted 04-12-2017 11:21 AM

Is the top PT or something else? Very nice use of “leftovers”. ;-)

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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LightfootLtd

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#6 posted 04-12-2017 02:45 PM

Thanks for the comments

Top is PT also. Thought about using white oak, but couldn’t justify the cost when I already had some PT laying around. I think I have about 40 bucks and 6 hours into this thing.

-- LightfootLtd.Wordpress.com www.facebook.com/LightfootLtd

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Belg1960

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#7 posted 07-15-2017 04:36 PM

Thanks brother, how’s it holding up??

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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