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Forum topic by bobasaurus posted 12-30-2016 02:06 AM 612 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bobasaurus

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12-30-2016 02:06 AM

I finally got some plants growing from my table:

I planned this from the early stages by building a shelf underneath the opening in the top. These are snake plants / mother in law’s tongue.

This was the original project:

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-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)


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#1 posted 12-30-2016 02:18 AM

What a beautiful table and a really neat idea!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#2 posted 12-30-2016 02:55 AM

You’re gonna need a bigger TV.. Very nice looking!

-- My "projects" always look better with beer goggles.

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 12-30-2016 05:57 AM

Thanks. I keep that old relic TV for retro gaming, still works great.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#4 posted 12-30-2016 06:48 AM

Beautiful table.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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#5 posted 12-30-2016 12:09 PM

Cool idea! Great looking table, and the MIL tongue plants are pretty hardy and nearly indestructible. My wife has some that have been around since the early days of our marriage; and we have been at it for 38 years. Love the heartwood/sapwood contrasts. Good Luck, Work Safely and HAVE FUN!

-- "Now I'm just another old guy wearing funny clothes"

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#6 posted 12-30-2016 12:15 PM

Well now, that’s just plain cool.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#7 posted 12-30-2016 03:24 PM

I had a mother in law like that!!!

That’s a great looking table.

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#8 posted 12-30-2016 03:28 PM

Great idea! If only our cats would leave those tongues alone, I might consider unabashedly coping that idea 8^)

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#9 posted 12-30-2016 03:35 PM

Very cool Allen!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#10 posted 12-31-2016 01:30 AM

That’s nice Allen, very unique!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#11 posted 12-31-2016 01:48 PM

That’s cool!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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