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My In-laws Kitchen Table

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Project by wildbill903 posted 01-14-2008 01:06 AM 1438 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey all, this is a table I built custom when I re-did my in-laws kitchen. The leg is a salvaged maple newel post, and the top is 1×6 maple, biscuit joined together (Norm would be proud.) I only did one leg, pinned into the concrete floor, so my father-in-law could get around it easier in his wheelchair. He can pull up to it from any direction, and loves to use it for food prep, it’s just the right height.





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#1 posted 01-14-2008 01:26 AM

Very nice. I like the finish.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-14-2008 03:29 AM

Nice job & great finish!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 01-14-2008 04:45 AM

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#4 posted 01-14-2008 07:26 AM

Congrats on the table, and smart design for wheelchair access. I know from working with special needs, sometimes even the smallest design details turn a table from unusable to extremely functional for that person.

-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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#5 posted 01-14-2008 11:53 AM

I like it. Nice finish on the top.

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#6 posted 01-14-2008 08:57 PM

how wonderful. A great job :)

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#7 posted 01-15-2008 05:46 AM

Wow, that is a really beautiful table. It’s design is perfect for the small kitchen. Easily accessable from any angle, you can work or eat from any spot. Beautiful finish and the design is awesome. Thanks so much.
PS Who is that incredibly powerful and good looking man.

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#8 posted 01-15-2008 07:55 PM

Thanks for the nice feedback, all! Really labored on this one. (Though I do think that that last one was a little biased!)

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#9 posted 01-27-2008 04:20 PM

Nice job!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#10 posted 01-27-2008 06:16 PM

NIce table.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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