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Project by rjb37 posted 331 days ago 602 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this table buried in the boneyard when I was cleaning up. It’s got a 20” diameter poplar top with a red oak base. I’ve got the top attached with eight figure 8 fasteners and it is 31” high. I made it in august of 2008 and it survived two floods and the extremes of the cellar boneyard for 5 years. I had made 6 six of these (all different) and I thought my daughters had taken them all. I brought it upstairs and I’ll find a use for it.

-- accidental woodworker





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RichCMD

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#1 posted 331 days ago

The top almost looks like a mountain vista. Was that intentional or did the wood grain just turn out that way. (Sorry if that was a dumb question.) I think it is really attractive.

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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rjb37

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#2 posted 330 days ago

I found it to be very attractive too – it was intentional. In fact the brown streaks were purple-ish but once the sun hit it, it turned brown.

-- accidental woodworker

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NiteWalker

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#3 posted 329 days ago

Very nice design.
I’d like a couple of these rather than traditional end tables that seem to get filled with junk.

Added to faves. :-)

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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rjb37

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#4 posted 329 days ago

Your’re right on that. It’s very hard to “clutter” this up. It’s also why I didn’t put a second shelf on the lower stretchers.

-- accidental woodworker

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#5 posted 328 days ago

Pretty round table, well crafted and the top displays a very unique landscape pattern. Great job!

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rjb37

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#6 posted 328 days ago

They are easy to make – by hand or with machines. The tops, because they are round, make good use of odd sized boards.

-- accidental woodworker

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