Rubbing table

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Project by archie18 posted 04-30-2012 02:07 AM 2154 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What is a rubbing table? A place to get a massage? Nope, it is a table ordered by local museum to teach kids how to do tombstone rubbings. Had to leave an 5×9 inch opening in the top for the granite marker, so I put a piano hinge on the top so it can be lifted to access chalk and paper storage on the inside. They also wanted it to be rustic looking so I built it out of some old pine shelving and assembled the box with box joints. Finished with couple of coats of boiled linseed oil.

-- Robert in middle TN

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#1 posted 04-30-2012 10:41 PM

Great looking table, and an educational project as well, nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 05-01-2012 03:37 AM

A most unique table well done

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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