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Mini Picnic Table Condiment Holders

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Project by JSB posted 356 days ago 2296 views 32 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fun little build. I saw an image of these somewhere in Facebook land and thought I would try making some. The wood I used was from a pallet. You would be amazed at how much beautiful wood is hidden inside pallets. The build was supposed to be a bunch of mini picnic table condiment holders. I ended up making one condiment holder and four mini picnic tables. Things didn’t go as planned…check out the video. I have a full how to with sketchup diagrams here.

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http://jayscustomcreations.com/2013/05/03/mini-picnic-table-condiment-holders/

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com





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Raymond

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#1 posted 356 days ago

Great Idea. I am thinking salt and pepper holders, napkins, unlimited ideas. Great job

-- Ray

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#2 posted 356 days ago

Great project. You’re a lot like me, I screw up a project quite often, and then readjust to finish it out.
What do they say in France? Ce la Vie?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#3 posted 356 days ago

great project like the vidieo

-- greg indiana

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woodworkerforchrist

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#4 posted 356 days ago

Toothpicks too:) Very nice!!

-- Marty from MinneSNOWta

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 356 days ago

I should make a few of these for the booth. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#6 posted 356 days ago

Nice!

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Diggerjacks

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#7 posted 356 days ago

Hello JCC

A very sweet idea to present condiment on a table

I like it In my favorite for the future

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Greg D

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#8 posted 356 days ago

Cool conversation piece Jay. Great video as well!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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Handtooler

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#9 posted 355 days ago

Great video and cute project. Something a youngster might like to attempt on a band saw or scroll saw. teach glue-up methods and safety tips. Since you are voicing the errors, did you consider the Ukealle orchestra’s “The good, the bad, and the ugly”? Joking, of course.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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#10 posted 355 days ago

You could always glue thin strips, say about 1/4”, on either side of the table tops and then drill your holes. I’m sure having 1/4” on either side of the hole would be plenty strong for this application. In other words, you don’t have to break out your barbie dolls to put them to good use. :-)

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#11 posted 355 days ago

this is AWESOME!

-- Steve

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Hawaiilad

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#12 posted 355 days ago

Great build. I remember making those back in the 70’s. Salt & Pepper holders as well. Thanks for bringing them back once again.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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sawdustmaster

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#13 posted 355 days ago

Great video. I do that all the time, have one thing on the brain and F#$% up the measurement. Nice recovery tho man!

-- --Now we are surrounded sir. "Excellent private, now we can attack in any direction."

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lcwood

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#14 posted 355 days ago

you can recycle it as salt and pepper holders with small holes

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jeffswildwood

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#15 posted 355 days ago

super project, super video, what restaurant owner would not want these on EVERY table. I agree, no need for the barbies yet, salt and pepper shakers need a home also. (not to mention the A-1 and Heinz 57 sauce)! really like these.

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