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Project by Andrew R. posted 1147 days ago 3395 views 17 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my $8 end table. I picked up the end-grain fir flooring from a local used building materials store for $6, and glued it to two pieces of plywood ($1 each) from the same store. The legs and trim are cut from some free old 2×4’s from a neighbor’s remodel. I think the nail holes add a little character. The dimensions are about 22”x32”x18”, but it weighs about 60 pounds as the flooring is 1” thick.

-- Andrew, Bellingham, WA





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BobTheFish

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#1 posted 1147 days ago

DAMN! that’s more than I’d ever get for $8.

are you going to give it a finish?

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Woodenwizard

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#2 posted 1147 days ago

Don’t you just love it when you are able to use others cast outs? Outstanding

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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AttainableApex

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#3 posted 1147 days ago

pretty nice

-- Ben L

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ellen35

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#4 posted 1147 days ago

Ingenious!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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pimpson

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#5 posted 1147 days ago

The re-store is something isn’t it

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ugoboy

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#6 posted 1147 days ago

sweet use of materials. Nice job!

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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workerinwood

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#7 posted 1147 days ago

Great job!! Great use of materials, very creative.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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mtkate

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#8 posted 1147 days ago

Wow, what a great deal!

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Skylark53

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#9 posted 1147 days ago

Smart use of recycled material. Seeing this project will always, always bring you great satisfaction-AND IT SHOULD!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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BentheViking

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#10 posted 1147 days ago

Damn that is so up my alley

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Jaybird719

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#11 posted 1146 days ago

Fantastic piece of work from what would have been discarded materials. Nice clean lines and it really showcases all of that fabulous endgrain. Thanks for sharing.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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Dennisgrosen

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#12 posted 1146 days ago

very well done :-)
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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woodworkerscott

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#13 posted 1146 days ago

Cool.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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degoose

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#14 posted 1121 days ago

I love the grain…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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