100% salvaged rustic end/side table

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Project by TheSteve posted 02-14-2008 07:48 PM 1601 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a table i made for my uncle and aunt to fit into his hunting/outdoor room.. the table consist of a pine top salvaged from a commercial air conditioning shipping crate. legs and supports made from small down pine tree’s from a recent storm.. sanded with a ROS ripped with table saw. english chestnut stain on table top, and a generous ammount of gloss poly to keep some of the remaining bark on. wood filler and putty can really do a remarkable job hiding nail/staple holes when you get use to using it =)

-- Aint nothin to it but to do it!

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#1 posted 02-14-2008 07:59 PM

A rustic table for a rustic room. What could be better? Looks good to me!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#2 posted 02-14-2008 08:25 PM

And I’ll bet he doesn’t even have to use a coaster!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-14-2008 11:46 PM

I agree with Dadoo. This is a very unique table and I am sure it fits the room’s decor.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-15-2008 12:11 AM

Nice rustic looking table – should last awhile.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 02-15-2008 12:25 AM

i never had an eye for rustic things and thats not saying i dont like it thats saying i cant do it . i think its an art form in itself . really well done table you certainly have the eye for it ! great job

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#6 posted 02-15-2008 12:57 AM

Nice save. Keep on re-using.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#7 posted 02-15-2008 05:45 AM

Beautiful piece of art – ‘course if you have a wife like mine it will be covered up anyday with stuff (I say junk). I keep threatening her that I am going to build everything on a slant. Seriously though nice table.

-- RickM

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#8 posted 02-19-2008 02:37 PM


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#9 posted 02-22-2008 03:04 AM

recycleing is cool. real nice.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#10 posted 02-22-2008 12:27 PM

Good work—on the table and on the recycling.

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