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Project by TartanSailor posted 06-10-2013 01:44 PM 1532 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The wheel is from a old Mississippi Rive boat and needed complete restoration including a new spoke and bent oak handhold. The base is solid mahogany and the belaying pins are brass.

-- NJ Sailor





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-10-2013 01:49 PM

This is really nice and definitely a conversation piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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HorizontalMike

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#2 posted 06-10-2013 02:45 PM

Very nice piece. Being ex-Navy, I love it!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 06-10-2013 02:51 PM

What a great idea for a table…congrats on a very nice table…

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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BBF

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#4 posted 06-10-2013 03:20 PM

Now you don’t see one of these everyday. Nicely done.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 06-10-2013 06:26 PM

Fantastic project. The stories that wheel could tell.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Bradford

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#6 posted 06-11-2013 01:57 PM

Oh Hell yeah! That is the bomb! What a fantastic idea. Who wouldn’t want one?
I’ve long wanted to make something like that. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 06-14-2013 02:36 PM

Very cool and awesome table! Great design and restoration. It will absolutely make any room interesting. Excellent work!

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