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Custom rock maple and walnut foosball table

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Project by LLDWorks posted 01-03-2022 03:32 AM 789 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So this is actually the third foosball table I have built. The second in this style. The case is made from solid rock/hard maple. The legs are also made of rock maple. The field is a butcher block style of walnut affixed to two 3/4” sheets of particle board. This was to get weight and a flat surface for the field. I inlaid the maple field markings with scrap left over from some figured maple I had laying around. I used my Shapeoko CNC to do this and am really happy with the results. I added the walnut trim to the box this time. Last time I used maple (maple on maple) and it just didn’t have the pop I was hoping. The walnut fixed that, and it took me finishing this one to realize it. I bought all the parts for the men, rods, etc online and after measuring 3 times I drilled the holes. Things lined up like they should. This was a fun project, and foosball tables are by far my favorite build. They are way fun, great conversation pieces! The finished product is FAST and HEAVY. I think this thing weighs easily 300 lbs put together. I finished the whole thing with 3 coats of General Finishes Arm-r-seal semi-gloss and am happy with the finish. I just recently began using General Finishes and I am really happy with them so far. I really wanted to

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Kenny

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#1 posted 01-03-2022 03:59 AM

Wow! That is really quite beautiful, nice work!!

-- Kenny [MN]

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#2 posted 01-03-2022 12:18 PM

Very impressive job! I remember spending way too many hours playing this game while in college…

Mike

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, [email protected]

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#3 posted 01-03-2022 01:55 PM

This is really impressive. Looks great!

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#4 posted 01-03-2022 02:29 PM

nice. that looks like a great surface. I bet the men play at night when the lights are off :-)

-- Jeff NJ

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#5 posted 01-03-2022 03:16 PM

I have a serious love of foosball and have played a fair amount over the years. This is amazing, nice job.

-- The only thing not measured in my shop is time

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#6 posted 01-03-2022 04:20 PM

What a fun project!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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LLDWorks

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#7 posted 01-03-2022 04:36 PM

Thank you all. I really enjoy these projects and already have plans for the next one! Thanks for the great comments and feedback!

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#8 posted 01-03-2022 05:50 PM

That is beautiful.

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 01-03-2022 07:17 PM

What a beautiful table!

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#10 posted 01-03-2022 08:55 PM

Nice work. CNC or not, the quality of the inlay work on the playing surface is superb.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#11 posted 01-03-2022 09:24 PM

WOW…that is a great foosball table. Very nice work on it!!!!!!!!Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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DS

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#12 posted 01-03-2022 11:01 PM

Daaaang!

Very nice.

Merry Christmas to someone.

Good job. (I’m a bit jealous now)

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS

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Eric

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#13 posted 01-04-2022 12:24 AM

Amazing build, that looks more like a fine piece of furniture than a game table. Very well done.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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#14 posted 01-04-2022 05:22 AM

Really nice work.

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#15 posted 01-05-2022 09:30 PM

Goals… no pun intended. I absolutely love foosball but haven’t played in years.

-- For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. Galations 5:13

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