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Walnut and Aluminum Poured Epoxy Table

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Project by firefighterontheside posted 05-09-2020 12:45 AM 1110 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first poured epoxy project. I made this for our newly renovated fire station. It is walnut plywood made like a torsion box. The bottom is 3/4” birch plywood. There is a grid work of poplar inside. Total thickness is about 2 1/4”. Decals are applied to unfinished table and then epoxy poured over top. The only credit I can take for the aluminum legs is the design. A metal company made them for me. They are 3” square tube powder coated black. I will make 2 more of these for our other stations.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.





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#1 posted 05-09-2020 12:54 AM

I think it’s beautiful. Looking forward to the others.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 05-09-2020 12:55 AM

That is nice Bill. Should look good and last for a long time!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#3 posted 05-09-2020 12:57 AM

AWESOME!!

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

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#4 posted 05-09-2020 01:02 AM

Well done Bill!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#5 posted 05-09-2020 01:41 AM

Very nice Bill I’m sure they will enjoy it.

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#6 posted 05-09-2020 03:00 AM

Well done Bill. I’m voting for you in Top 3!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 05-09-2020 03:03 AM

Man, does that ever look nice or what!!! I agree with Bob that’s a definite winner in my book.

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#8 posted 05-09-2020 11:35 AM

walnut plywood ? really attractive table and the first plywood top I can recollect. I like it !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#9 posted 05-09-2020 12:27 PM


walnut plywood ? really attractive table and the first plywood top I can recollect. I like it !

- recycle1943

Thanks. It was my first time using it. I think I paid $140 for the sheet and they said that was a discount.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#10 posted 05-09-2020 01:06 PM

As usual, you’ve outdone yourself. It’s a great job and I’m sure the guys are gonna like it. And, so will other departments when they see it. Could be more business coming your way.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#11 posted 05-09-2020 02:47 PM

Looks great!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#12 posted 05-09-2020 05:55 PM

Looks great. Nice job!

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#13 posted 05-09-2020 07:09 PM

It realy looks magnificant! That wood-metal combination is awesome. Sure guys in FD will be so proud on it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 05-09-2020 07:55 PM

You need to give your sticker maker a really big raise! Looks great!

-- God bless, Candy

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#15 posted 05-09-2020 09:38 PM

Thanks all.
Candy, the sticker maker was the same guy that does all the decals for the fire trucks. He does a great job. Cindy couldn’t make them this big for me.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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