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Itty Bitty table for a Itty Bitty Tree

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A guy stopped by my shop and had prints for 3 different flower stands. I really didn’t want the job so i thought i’d over price them. I got it ! and still took a beating, the walnut was scrap. But to much time/labor. The one in this photo is 20”x14”x 4” high. One was 8”x8”x14”tall can’t remember the thrid. When picking them up he said he whoud take orders for them. My reply, No more !!!

-- What started as a hobbie is now a full time JOB!





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jdh122

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#1 posted 517 days ago

nice table.. I hope the bonsai is not a walnut tree, or it might stunt its growth to be growing on a table made out of its grandfather…

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 517 days ago

It is a nice table though. Too bad you didn’t make any money on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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david38

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#3 posted 517 days ago

nice table

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 517 days ago

Great job on the tables. We have all run into the how much too charge issue. The more I charge the more they seem to want it. A fellow Lumberjock taught me to never be afraid to charge for your time as well as the supplies. Well done, I like it and might have to make one of these for a close friend.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Hybridwoodwork

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#5 posted 517 days ago

Where are you in E. Tennessee? I am outside of Kingsport and have also done some work for the Bonsai people. Fell free to send them my way if you hear back from them.Contact me through here or scooprc@yahoo.com or on Facebook- Hybrid Woodwork
I enjoy doing the work but it is hard to make money on that small intricate stuff. The only consolation is there is usually almost no cost for materials, most can be made from cutoffs. Nice work, btw.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 515 days ago

Like the look of it. It really suits well with the Bonsai.

—www.sawblade.com

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Philip

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#7 posted 465 days ago

Looks great!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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