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I made these Mango tables in Jan 2011 from a stump I rescued from the side of the road much the same as Bob Wemm did.
The process has quite a few interesting pictures so I did a blog on “The Mango Stump rescue”
-- Regards Robert
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#1 posted 11-14-2013 06:38 AM
Love the look of that!
-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams
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#2 posted 11-14-2013 06:46 AM
Thanks Rob, that Mango stump is awesome. I got a few bits from “Mapleman” in Qld. have made a bowl from it and a couple of pens, the rest is sitting waiting.
-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.
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#3 posted 11-14-2013 10:08 AM
Nice save and use of some great wood…. Great vision
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 11-14-2013 01:28 PM
Salvage everything. Great job.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 11-14-2013 01:40 PM
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#6 posted 11-14-2013 03:32 PM
Thats a nice little piece of wood you picked up. What kind of wood did you use for the legs?
-- Mike, Atlanta, Georgia, http://betterdecksandfences.com http://fencecompanyatlanta.org
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#7 posted 11-14-2013 03:59 PM
Good save and very nice wood.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#8 posted 11-14-2013 07:47 PM
Thanks Guys its a post that was generated by another LJs “Gloat”
The legs well not one of my proudest or creative pieces of work, I must say but back then I must have thought it OK.
They are large pieces of I think Pine dowel which were on special at Bunnings.
(Bunnings is a store similar to what you would know as Lowes)
I think I bought enough to make the three sets for the equivalent of one set.At the time they were cheap, and they look cheap as well . Today I have the skills and tools to make my own if I were to do it again hence the embarrassment regarding “best forgotten” in my construction blog.
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#9 posted 11-14-2013 08:33 PM
Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
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#10 posted 11-14-2013 09:47 PM
Very nice Mango stump Rob and nice table too…well done.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#11 posted 11-15-2013 04:48 AM
Good work Robert, Mango Wood is beautiful.
-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.
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#12 posted 11-18-2013 05:27 PM
Beautiful table! Like the gorgeous top with the legs, makes a great contrast. Great job!
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