Doll Picnic Table

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Project by ShannonRogers posted 05-25-2010 07:32 PM 1943 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this to order for a friend of the family who was anticipating her 6th birthday party. She wanted a picnic table and a garden where she could plant flowers. The platform is a kind of torsion box with recessed areas on the side and Cherry planter boxes in each corner. Floral foam was placed in each planter and recess to allow her to “plant” silk flowers. The table is build from scrap Walnut and every things was given a couple of coats of oil/varnish blend for protection. It was a big hit and she is very proud to have a “one of a kind table”. It’s nice to see that kids appreciate hand made too.

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#1 posted 05-25-2010 08:26 PM

Nice doll table, looks beautiful.

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#2 posted 05-25-2010 08:38 PM

adorable! I bet that’s going to be well loved for many years :)

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#3 posted 05-25-2010 10:26 PM

A fun project

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-25-2010 10:28 PM

Lovely! Looks fun to make.

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#5 posted 05-26-2010 12:43 AM

very nice. very unique.

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#6 posted 06-12-2010 06:13 PM

I believe when you say she liked it , I think every little girl
wuold love to get such a lovely present
there is notting that match a childs smile when they recieve
something thats made speciel to them

thank´s for sharing it


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