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Project by Greg Gimbel posted 09-03-2017 07:57 PM 1955 views 5 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this pool table from Rocky Mountain Juniper logs harvested here in Colorado. Juniper pool tables are some of the more challenging tables to build. Since there are no flat surfaces all the sanding is done by hand. This one was delivered to a large ranch in Montana.

-- Greg Gimbel, Rifle, Colorado, http://roaringforkcustombilliards.com





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woodchuckerNJ

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#1 posted 09-03-2017 09:04 PM

wow, that’s gorgeous. And an excellent eye too. Nice work.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 09-03-2017 09:06 PM

This pool table is a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Greg Gimbel

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#3 posted 09-03-2017 09:17 PM

Thank you Jeff!!


wow, that s gorgeous. And an excellent eye too. Nice work.

- woodchuckerNJ


-- Greg Gimbel, Rifle, Colorado, http://roaringforkcustombilliards.com

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Greg Gimbel

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#4 posted 09-03-2017 09:18 PM

Thank you Charles!!


This pool table is a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck


-- Greg Gimbel, Rifle, Colorado, http://roaringforkcustombilliards.com

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#5 posted 09-03-2017 09:38 PM

the way you take natures beauty and enhance it to the point of being art just amazes me.you did an incredible job taking those rustic logs and making them blend almost seamlessly,your craftsmanship always puts a smile on my face.excellent work once again greg.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 09-03-2017 11:34 PM

I Like It !!!!!!

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#7 posted 09-03-2017 11:45 PM

Greg your pool tables among other projects you’ve posted, are works of art. I do have to ask though, are there internal ball returns or drop pockets used on these tables? I guess maybe some of each? How do you handle that?

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#8 posted 09-04-2017 12:16 AM

That is out of this world. Fantastic!

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#9 posted 09-04-2017 12:25 AM

Awesome pool table!

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#10 posted 09-04-2017 04:54 AM

What else can I say?
Everyone beat me to it.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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MC

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#11 posted 09-04-2017 10:43 AM

Wow! That is one of the most beautiful pool tables I have ever seen. Have to ask, do you know how much it weighed?

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#12 posted 09-04-2017 04:49 PM

WOW! So impressive look. This live wood I rarely see on such projects – great idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 09-04-2017 05:55 PM

OH MY GOSH !! weight – beauty – functional

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#14 posted 09-04-2017 06:10 PM

Fantastic, I love it. 3 legs too? something you don’t see often. I have the slate ready to make one this winter. No Juniper here but I have Red Cedar. Great job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#15 posted 09-04-2017 06:44 PM

So very impressive Greg, great build.

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