Folding table

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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 195 days ago 891 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone!
Was disconnected long ago, had a problem with the connection and was without internet.
In the south emisferio’s summer, so many times we take to dinner in the garden or even daytime relief in the wind outside is sought.
So while note the need for a small table that is easily portable outside. Also had to be lightweight and comfortable to keep. So I decided for a collapsible model.
In the pictures you can see the result. I remain very strong and very light, as kiri wood use. No termination has more than a hand sanding.
I was very happy with the result and add several points with my wife!
Merit? I can only say that the round wood, which is grasped, once closed, was made by hand with a spokeshave.
Greetings to all!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#1 posted 195 days ago

Great job sir!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 195 days ago

Great idea and design on this. One can always use an extra table…..especially outside to dine on.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 195 days ago

Looks good Gerardo ! I have seen similar designs here. You spokeshaved the handle into a dowel ! I’m impressed !

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#4 posted 195 days ago

Nice! I would like to build this, do you have plans?

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#5 posted 195 days ago

Good work.
That is a popular design in the US. You can use the design for making folding stools up to bigger tables.
I would like to suggest you cut the bottom end of the legs at an angle that is parallel with the top when the table is in the open position. That way the bottom of the leg will set flat on the floor. Or you can do as I have done and make the end of the leg rounded.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#6 posted 193 days ago


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#7 posted 182 days ago

Thanks for the comments people!
Yes Dwight…is hand made!
Yes LesB, Have to do that. For a better set on the floor. Was very improvised my constructions and so was shared.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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