Table For Three

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Project by missingdigitworkshop posted 353 days ago 2042 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project. A friend of mine had triplets and this is her baby shower gift. This project is built out of one sheet of plywood with plenty left over. The chairs were purchased from I used pocket screws for the apron and reinforced the joint with a 45. The legs are made out of two pieces of 3/4 plywood 27 inches long with a 45 on one side and reinforced with a spline glued in. The legs were attached to the apron using glue and screws. The table is 48” × 30” × 28”ish. The overall dimensions of the leg is 27 inches, the taper begins 9 inches down then tapers to the base of the leg at 2 inches wide. The table top is 1 1/8 inch thick. I got the measurement by gluing and screwing two sheets of plywood, one 3/4 and one 1/2. It is stained with Minwax Jacobean and finished off with two coats of Minwax poly urethane clear satin.

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#1 posted 353 days ago

That is the neatest table i’ve seen in a very long time, very cool and thanks for sharing

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#2 posted 353 days ago

How unique and totally useful.

Nice job!

-- Nicky

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#3 posted 353 days ago

Great looking table from a sheet of plywood. Nice gift. I think the little ones care less about the table, they want some food.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#4 posted 353 days ago

nice looking table

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#5 posted 353 days ago

Great idea, im sure this comes in very very handy come feeding time. Its hard enough to keep one baby safe and secure and the floor clear around him. This would help all around. You can start thinking of ways now to modify it when they grow out of it in a year or two ;)

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#6 posted 353 days ago

I love it.

Both functional and good looking.

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#7 posted 353 days ago

What a wonderful idea for feeding three! It’s doubtful, however, if your idea will ever get mass-produced with odds being 1 in 8100 of having triplets! LOL

Best wishes to the parents!


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#8 posted 352 days ago

Great idea and wonderful project, might want to add privacy screens to prevent food fights. Thank you for

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#9 posted 352 days ago

That’s great.

-- Julian

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#10 posted 352 days ago

Love it!

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#11 posted 352 days ago

pure genius. Nicely done. And think of all the meal-time photo ops this will allow for?

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#12 posted 352 days ago

that website you list is not working for me. I did find with the same seats.

looks like “school sin” moreso than “school’s in”

that table is awesome. I’m building it.

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#13 posted 352 days ago

Fantastic idea. I will remember this design if I ever meet someone with such a need.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#14 posted 352 days ago

How cut is that!

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#15 posted 352 days ago

KodaBear: You are correct, the web site is

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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