Round to Octogon

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Project by captferd posted 05-17-2014 09:48 AM 3926 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some time ago I built a bench to fit a bay window.
Recently the owner wanted a table to match. I had some old table parts laying around for years and thought this would be a great time to send them on their way. With a little math and an angle finder I reshaped the top from round to octagon. Made an apron around the bottom. Put on a nice golden oak finish and sent it on its way.

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-- CaptFerd

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#1 posted 05-17-2014 09:56 AM

Nice build, and a good use of some old pieces.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#2 posted 05-17-2014 11:31 AM

Nice re-purposing of the round table pieces. The new table looks like a perfect fit, and is a great match to the built-in bench. Nice work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 05-17-2014 03:18 PM

Sweet what a differance. great work…

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

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#4 posted 05-19-2014 03:33 AM

Very nice. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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