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Project by Tag84 posted 07-19-2012 09:07 PM 1782 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got a new comission from some very kind people.
They wanted a small table for outside.
It’s made from yellow pine ( the lower part ) and the top from regular pine.
I made it deconstructable aswell, as suggested by the customer :).
4 long bolts need to be tightend to attach the frame, and the top is jammed by itself between the legs
when it’s put on the frame. I also used wooden pegs and glue for extra joint strength.
It’s finished with outdoor transparent alkyd laquer.

thanks for watching!

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-- -Thomas -





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Sodabowski

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#1 posted 07-19-2012 11:12 PM

Nice little table mate :)

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#2 posted 07-19-2012 11:27 PM

Nice table, Although to be honest, wouldn’t cedar be a better choice?

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#3 posted 07-20-2012 01:41 AM

I like the design! Pretty neat that you can disassemble it!

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#4 posted 07-20-2012 01:55 AM

very nice. so does the top jams in sideways?

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

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#5 posted 07-20-2012 02:40 AM

I love it. It is a very nice design and the break down feature is a bonus.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#6 posted 07-20-2012 03:29 AM

You did a great job on this. It is as sturdy as it is beautiful, I’m sure !

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#7 posted 07-20-2012 10:49 AM

Dang. That looks sturdy and well made.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 07-20-2012 10:57 AM

thanks for the comments!

Alexandre;
i used wood that was already in the shop.
Cedar would have been nice, but also alot pricier :)

Purplev;
the top goes in from above, its stuck between the legs.
The weight of it keeps it there, i hope i wont give them a hernia :(

-- -Thomas -

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#9 posted 07-20-2012 01:07 PM

I love the simplicity and the scale.

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#10 posted 09-06-2012 08:00 PM

Sweet table. Great idea.

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#11 posted 09-07-2012 09:40 PM

thanks again!

-- -Thomas -

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#12 posted 04-05-2013 11:45 PM

Thanks Ricky! your right, i had a tight budget thats why i went with pine.

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