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Project by David posted 1170 days ago 1496 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a splash table for my son. My wife mentioned she wanted one, and instead of buying a plastic one, we decided to build one to match our bench. It’s made from left over 2×6 PT pine milled to size, then finished with Behr Premium Outdoor Wood Finish, Slate, solid color. The tub is just a simple storage bin from Wal-Mart.

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Rob Drown

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#1 posted 1169 days ago

looks like fun!! have you tried “PUD”? It is a mixture of flour salt and water that is solid it you press hard but will flow through your fingers if you move slow. Cleans up with a hose. really fun. Kids even like it!!

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#2 posted 1169 days ago

Thats one happy looking kid. Nice job David.

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#3 posted 1169 days ago

My son is about his age… He will love this. Looks great, thanks for sharing.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#4 posted 1169 days ago

Nice job. When your son out grows the splash table you can put a bigger top on for all the train track your gonna build.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#5 posted 1169 days ago

Who am I kidding, you’ll build a new table from the ground up.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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rance

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#6 posted 1165 days ago

Nice one David. Rob, you got the ratios for that PUD? I googled and could not find it. Got mostly “PUDding”.

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