Spare Parts Tables

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Project by Roz posted 2311 days ago 835 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About 3 years ago, I was walking around in a building materials outlet when I found oak stair spindles for 25 cents, loose 8” stone tiles for $2.00 dollars a box, adhesive and colored grout on close out. I could not pass up such a deal and these tables are what I did with my treasure trove of goodies. The stone tops are sealed and the tables withstand the weather on my front porch very well. I used the spindles, cut to about 28 inches long to make the table legs.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#1 posted 2311 days ago

Interesting little project.

-- 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 2311 days ago

Great looking little tables. I enjoyed the story about how economically that you were able to buy the materials. Did you build that rocker too?

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

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#3 posted 2311 days ago


Nice project. This is my type of story. I love being able to do things like this in an economic fashion (my wife calls me cheap). :)

Thanks for the post.

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

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#4 posted 2311 days ago

Thanks fellows. No Cajunpen, I did not build the rocker, but I bought it broken in pieces and made the repair parts and reassembled it. I really like the bent wood, but I can’t get my wide posterior into the little chair. It sticks to me when I get up which is a real popular stunt at parties.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#5 posted 2311 days ago

Good reclamation project. No worries about setting the hot drinks on it.

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