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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 02-05-2013 04:43 AM 1841 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another door comes to life. I cut it 32 inch square and the remainder of door I figured out the cuts for the legs.The pipe clamps are holding the panels while glue is drying up ,I had to take it all apart and re glued and then shot 3/4 brad into the tongue and groove plus I had to cut some banding to hold it all in place on edges .Legs are connected with pocket screws under side and also some L brackets.
Will be used as a coffee table 16-1/2 inches tall.
For Sale

-- Grandpaj

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Tom Godfrey

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#1 posted 02-05-2013 12:02 PM

Great idea. You can never tell what you can make out of someone most people would toss in the landfill.
Great job

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#2 posted 02-05-2013 01:17 PM

”Will be used as a coffee table”

Or a cat house :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 01:17 PM

What a great idea to repurpose an old ite….

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#4 posted 02-05-2013 03:16 PM

I might do another one and stack them so can have a condo cat house .Thanks all

-- Grandpaj

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#5 posted 02-05-2013 03:45 PM

Looks like a cat house to me! :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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David Dean

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#6 posted 02-05-2013 11:02 PM

nice job who says old anit the new look

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#7 posted 02-06-2013 12:49 AM

nice table,very good idea on how to use that old door.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#8 posted 02-06-2013 10:04 PM

Like the rustic look and great use of the old wood.


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#9 posted 02-07-2013 12:20 AM

I hate to toss anything ,there is always a re-purpose for it

-- Grandpaj

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#10 posted 02-08-2013 08:29 PM

Very crafty and good recycle save

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 02-28-2013 07:41 AM

That’s good use for old wood, much better than the burn pile!

Your cat could be a cousin to my shop mouser (and birder and moler and sometimes even a rabbiter ;)

This is his summer outfit. He’s a lot ‘fluffier’ right now.

His name is “Rocky” (as in Rocky and Bullwinkle. Bullwinkle left us some time ago) but, he is also known as ‘Rockzilla’ or “Catzilla” (as seen in “Mouse Hunt). We have a 30 pound Dachshundt/Labrador house dog that is scared to death of that cat. When he walks by the cat going out he gives him a wide berth and if Rocky gives him a hard look the dog will even whine! Lol (No. He doesn’t have them any more but, technically, neither does the cat! I don’t think he’s quite figured that out though. :)

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#12 posted 02-28-2013 05:35 PM

Rockey is a look alike for sure.Loves attention also .

-- Grandpaj

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