Mango Table top project for BW

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Project by robscastle posted 11-14-2013 06:25 AM 907 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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!

-- 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

nice work.

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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,

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#7 posted 11-14-2013 03:59 PM

Good save and very nice wood.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#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.

-- Regards Robert

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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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