a gathering of parts

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Project by birddogbuck posted 12-10-2012 01:07 AM 1128 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well the base is from a spanish colonial table an older couple were pitcing in the dump. i told them to leave it on thier traler and meet me outside the gate and save some tipping fees. the top was vineer and shot.i brought it home dismantaled it to keep the solid oak base. the oak slab top came from the restore for 17 bucks. it had a massive 2 inch cup in it. so on to the table saw it went.then into the thicness planer to removt the finish.need to trim the ends and rerout a new profile. the solid oak chair was a find at the sally ann for 9 bucks. the scroll work on the chair matches pretty close to the table scroll work. just bought 16 feet of 1×6 oak for the custom skirt that is next on the machining menue. strip ,refinish and reupolster with a leather seat paint the metal flat black.its all good for a 72.00 investment.

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#1 posted 12-10-2012 01:09 AM

Wow, nice save! Very interesting, thinking about this piece(s) history. Thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 12-10-2012 02:08 AM

Nice salvage. Good looking project.

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