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Project by Panga Design posted 10-12-2011 10:29 PM 3024 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A project made to utilize a load of offcut european oak flooring. Had hundreds of pieces that were 300mm in length and need an outlet to produce something. This is the result and after 3rd oil coating today I sat on it and lifted my feet…...swung them side to side…......STURDY. Not a screw in sight. Home made oak dowels at 12mm x 50mm at every stress point and joint.

All feedback welcome!

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Al @ Panga

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-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com





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Andy123

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#1 posted 10-12-2011 10:41 PM

Very Cool, and a good idea for all of the scrap we all have.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 10-12-2011 10:42 PM

nice design

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 10-12-2011 10:58 PM

Cool design!

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#4 posted 10-12-2011 11:20 PM

Nice, very nice!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 10-12-2011 11:55 PM

I like it. Hope it goes to a dust free home or maintaining it will be a major hassle.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Panga Design

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#6 posted 10-13-2011 12:44 AM

Brilliant comments…...all noted! May stay here for a while as I love it! :)

-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com

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woodzy

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#7 posted 10-13-2011 01:29 AM

Looks great.

-- Anthony

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#8 posted 10-13-2011 02:21 AM

interesting design

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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jeth

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#9 posted 10-13-2011 04:21 AM

I like this a lot.

It is often the case that being left with a lot of smaller dimensioned , or perhaps some unusually shaped, offcuts can result in more interesting designs. In a sense limitations can free us up to be more creative, just as need can provoke it. Certainly helps if you’re a procrastinator :)

Woodeye has a point about dust, but some things are worth a bit of maintenance. I’d even say that the need for maintenance enhances the owners relationship with a piece. They get to know it, different areas of the grain, the edges. They have a closer appreciation of the craftsmanship. Better than it being stood in the corner to look pretty where it blends in to lifes backdrop and rarely has a conscious eye cast its way.

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Sam

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#10 posted 10-13-2011 06:29 AM

It looks like it is a Panga Jenga stool! Nice work!!

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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#11 posted 10-13-2011 11:10 AM

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#12 posted 10-13-2011 12:48 PM

Its beautiful and nice photography too!

-- Des, Cork, Ireland

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#13 posted 10-13-2011 05:10 PM

I like! It

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Panga Design

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#14 posted 10-13-2011 10:25 PM

Thanks all (specially jeth!) for your kind comments.

Product now available for sale here: http://www.pangadesign.com/Product-13934/Tables/Sidetables/Classic-Italian-Oak-Sidetable

Have had some great feedback through Facebook page also along with a fresh idea so back into the workshop over the weekend!

Al @ Panga

-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com

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#15 posted 10-14-2011 10:42 PM

Very nice design, congrats.

-- Brazjuca guarapari Brasil. All worth it when the soul is not small. (Fernando Pessoa)

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