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Project by Wudbutcher posted 01-14-2011 09:22 PM 1735 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor was throwing out and aquarium and I thought I could use the frame for a Lathe Table. I ground down the old paint, made a frame with rollers, painted it up and his old junk is now my new lathe table. Cheers/Wudbutcher

-- Big Steve





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Routerisstillmyname

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#1 posted 01-14-2011 09:26 PM

Awesome. Good find.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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B13

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#2 posted 01-14-2011 09:28 PM

Great! save

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Pabs

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#3 posted 01-14-2011 09:52 PM

that’s perfect.. .nice and sturdy from the looks of it too.. way to re-use!

-- Pabs

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SgtSnafu

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#4 posted 01-14-2011 09:52 PM

Dude had a huge aquarium ! Great find, and very good job referbing it…

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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Tomoose

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#5 posted 01-14-2011 10:37 PM

Good job of re-purposing. Must have been some tank on there.

-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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Sodabowski

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#6 posted 01-15-2011 12:02 AM

I also wonder what kind of fishies your neighbor was keeping in such a big glass pond!
Now we’ll expect lots of turnings from you ;)

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

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#7 posted 01-15-2011 02:34 AM

great recycling :-)

Dennis

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JL7

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#8 posted 01-15-2011 03:22 AM

Re-purposing = good. Nicely done.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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clieb91

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#9 posted 01-15-2011 05:26 AM

Nice Save! I am going to bet that thing is pretty solid if it held that big an aquarium.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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DragonLady

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#10 posted 01-15-2011 05:28 AM

awesome find!

Is that a dentist’s chair? barber chair? instrument of torture?!?

-- A woman's work is never done-but power tools help!

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Bob Kollman

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#11 posted 01-15-2011 08:16 AM

Nice stand..Always like to wheel my stuff around!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#12 posted 01-15-2011 10:16 AM

Lucky break. I could use one of those right about now;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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jackthelab

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#13 posted 01-15-2011 02:09 PM

I love it when new uses are found for old items – way to keep your eyes open and your mind searching for new uses.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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