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“Game Table”

This game table was made for a customer to match their chairs. The center is set down 1” with two holes, one on each side to change out the game boards from Chess to backgammon.

The table was made by three generations. My Son Eric, my Dad, and myself. My Dad has been a Professional Sign Painter his whole life. Also, I just met my Dad for the first time a few years ago. This was something I’ve been wanting to do for a little while. Who said you can’t teach a old dog new tricks.

The table is made out of solid Birch. Size is 30” Diameter by 29” tall. Thanks for looking.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 1537 days ago

Very unique design

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#2 posted 1537 days ago

Beautiful looking table. Excellent job and craftsmanship. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 1537 days ago

Outstanding work, as always, Dennis.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 1537 days ago

Hey Dennis, very nice looking table, your quality always shows.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#5 posted 1537 days ago

Dennis A great looking table. Very beautiful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#6 posted 1537 days ago

Nice idea Dennis & special that it was a family creation, How did you construct the apron was it laminated around a former or assembled in sections from solid stock?

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#7 posted 1537 days ago

Simple and yet elegant.. nice to have the three generations all working on one project….. I have three generations but I am the grandfather… no sons … only daughters… but a grandson…Malakai…

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

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#8 posted 1537 days ago

As always Dennis first rate! Congrats on finding your father I’m sure he is proud!

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

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#9 posted 1536 days ago

Dennis it is great that you found your dad and that you are teaching the “Old Dog” new tricks

the three of you produced and beautiful game table… would love to hear the experience of the three of you building the table I bet there are some laughs in there that you will look back and laugh about when you look at the pictures in years to come….

-- Follow your passion, and success will follow you.

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#10 posted 1536 days ago

This is what woodworking is all about. Quality time & a quality result. You’ve gotten both. Congratulations!

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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#11 posted 1536 days ago

Very, very, nice….......... Dennis.


-- Robin Renee'

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#12 posted 1536 days ago

Congrats on the build with your dad and son. Top quality as always Dennis and the finish looks flawless.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#13 posted 1536 days ago

Seems to be a little simple for you. I mean your other game board is pretty insane. This really shows the full range of your abilities. Neat story about you dad. May dad and brother are woodworkers too and it is fun to build something together so I know the feel. Great build buddy

-- Rogue

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#14 posted 1536 days ago

Great looking game table Dennis & fantastic craftsmanship from three generations.

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#15 posted 1535 days ago

More than a gorgeous table came together on this project! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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