Wood Gloat & Daycare Table

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Project by mixedmedia posted 10-01-2010 04:00 AM 2449 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I replied to a craigslist add for a few free oak boards for fire wood, only to find over 4000 board feet of spalted maple-I was able to save approx. 2000 board feet from the other “fire wood grabbers”. As I primarily work with reclaimed/recycled lumber I hit the jackpot.
The table I built for my sister-in-laws daycare, 64”long x20”wide x17” high.

-- "Waste not, for those whom waste will always be left wanting"

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 04:05 AM

I love the look of the wood, great project.

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#2 posted 10-01-2010 04:10 AM

very nice score..great table..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 10-01-2010 04:20 AM

Too bad you didn’t buy a lottery ticket the same day! Wait, it wouldn’t have won, you used up all your luck on the wood.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#4 posted 10-01-2010 05:14 AM

No fair! I’m jealous!

-- Wooster, Ohio

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#5 posted 10-01-2010 06:51 AM

wow, nice stack of lumber! great find

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#6 posted 10-01-2010 11:20 AM

Great find!! I love the look of spalted maple.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#7 posted 10-01-2010 11:53 AM

Love that spalted wood too! Nice score.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#8 posted 10-01-2010 12:49 PM

nice find, I see a lot of projects in your future.

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#9 posted 10-01-2010 01:06 PM

Now that is a well deserved gloat!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#10 posted 10-02-2010 12:47 AM

Now thatsa gloat!!!

/ 2 \

Mathematically speaking

-- rustic andy

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#11 posted 10-02-2010 02:52 AM

I can’t believe it was firewood! What a waste of good wood! Nice table.

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#12 posted 10-02-2010 03:08 AM

Nice Score & Beautiful Table.

Good for you on using Reclaimed Wood. FIREWOOD???? They are NUTS!!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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