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low budget winter boredom table

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Project by sprucegum posted 02-10-2013 01:40 PM 1237 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dam it has been too cold and windy to enjoy the out of doors much lately so I decided to build another table we don’t need. The legs are painted because the only stock I had that was large enough was popular, they are farm house red because that was the color I had. The ash top is a little longer than it is wide because it worked out for the board I wanted to use. The drawer pull is a cherry shaker pull because I had one left from another project.
My wife said she is giving it to our daughter in law for her birthday. So I guess it all worked out in the end.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't





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atchison32

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#1 posted 02-10-2013 01:42 PM

Very well done!

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Marcus

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#2 posted 02-10-2013 01:44 PM

I am up in Minnesota, so I can’t even begin to count the number of unneeded boredom curing winter tables I’ve built. They always seem to find a home though.

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spanky46

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#3 posted 02-10-2013 02:10 PM

Very nice use of what you have on hand! Great looking project!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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GrandpaLen

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#4 posted 02-10-2013 03:26 PM

”low budget winter boredom table”

Very nicely done.

You just happened to have the material on hand to stave off the winter doldrums and your daughter-in-law is the benefactress of a fine handcrafted birthday gift.

Looks like a ‘Win, Win’, twofold solution to me.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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

The Ash top looks very nice : )
It appears that you tapered the legs on the outside , or is it just my eyes ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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James Lango

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#6 posted 02-10-2013 04:14 PM

Cool table! The edges of top look sweet, can see the sap and heartwood.

-- Longovette@Roadrunner.com

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 02-10-2013 04:34 PM

This a fine looking table,a very good build.

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 02-10-2013 05:11 PM

Good looking job. Nice table.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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kdc68

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#9 posted 02-10-2013 07:53 PM

Great use of leftover material and “boredom”.... Very nice piece

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 02-11-2013 02:55 AM

You should be bored more often. That is a nice table (I thought those legs were some exotic red colored wood LOL).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 02-11-2013 03:05 AM

nice and simple…

-- scott

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#12 posted 02-11-2013 01:13 PM

Simple but very good looking, nice job.

-- Chris K

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