Cedar table

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I had an attorney friend that wanted a specific sized table for her deck. This is what I came up with. All of the lumber was from old posts/boards that I salvaged and cleaned up. They cleaned up pretty well. Got a nice little commission off this piece. She chose to leave the table natural to allow it to weather to match her other deck furniture. Thought that a shame I think it’s pretty like this.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#1 posted 11-28-2007 06:54 AM

Nice table Betsy and good for you – get all of the money you can from those Attorneys :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 11-28-2007 07:12 AM

I do my best Cajun, I do my best!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#3 posted 11-28-2007 11:43 AM

Nice. Real nice. I have a bunch of cedar from when I replaced my deck. I may ‘borrow’ your design.

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#4 posted 11-28-2007 12:47 PM

I like it. The wood cleaned up really well and I agree, it looks too nice to let weather.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#5 posted 11-28-2007 01:07 PM

Real nice Betsy!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#6 posted 11-28-2007 01:40 PM

Nice table Betsy. I’m with you on the finish but to each his own.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#7 posted 11-28-2007 02:15 PM

Good one

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 11-28-2007 03:42 PM

Nice work, Betsy. I like it!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#9 posted 11-28-2007 04:44 PM

I like this a lot, Betsy. As a matter of fact, I have just added it to my “must do one of these” list.

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

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#10 posted 11-28-2007 08:15 PM

I’m glad I inspired you Charlie!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#11 posted 11-29-2007 12:42 AM

Very nice work Betsy. The natural look allways goes down well.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 11-29-2007 01:20 AM

very nice table Betsy, real nice. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 11-29-2007 04:27 AM

Betsy -

Very nice work!


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#14 posted 11-29-2007 05:20 AM

Thanks guys!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#15 posted 01-12-2008 05:14 AM

I like this a lot and salvaged wood too! Nice save. What are the dimensions?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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