An occasional tabel out of almond, drum parts and reclaimed pine and oak

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Project by Serradura posted 01-17-2016 03:34 PM 1843 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this box full of drum-kit parts in the attic for years, it was never opened after our move to Portugal. Time for some recycling or better up-cycling! An off-cut piece of almond slap was used to make the top of this occasional table. Reclaimed pine and oak was used for the drawer. Drum-kit parts used: 3 floor tom legs and mountings, bass drum wrenches and clips. The box isn’t empty by far, so more up-cycling projects with these parts are due to turn up!

Here’s a video on the making of>

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#1 posted 01-17-2016 03:46 PM

nice table

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#2 posted 01-17-2016 04:27 PM

Very creative use of materials, looks great!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 01-17-2016 05:24 PM

Great way to up cycle!!!

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#4 posted 01-17-2016 05:27 PM

It looks like an allien box. Realy interesting upcycling combination. Those metal parts and thick board with it’s imperfections is just great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 01-17-2016 05:51 PM

I like the look. Very creative.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 01-17-2016 06:01 PM

Upcycling-repurposing-wabi sabi.

You have a way of reinterpreting materials to make the sum of the parts a new whole!

Good to see you posting video again.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 01-17-2016 06:30 PM

Great upcycling, table and video.

-- "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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#9 posted 01-17-2016 08:05 PM

Wicked cool ! Now you need a grill to go with the table !

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#10 posted 01-18-2016 07:30 PM

I love the color of the Almond wood.
The whole thing looks great!

-- When you leave your shop for the night, make sure you can always count to 10.

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