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Project by Joshuah posted 07-31-2012 07:03 PM 2790 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my entry for the summer woodworking contest. When I first read the rules I was really wanting to build a picnic table for the contest, though my wife brought it to my attention that it was suppose to be a “personal picnic butler”. So with her criticism taken into account this is what I came up with.

I used some reclaimed bamboo flooring made this “cutting board” style with some maple. I regularly do not like to use bolts in my work, but with wing nuts, it made it where we could easily take it off in times of not using. The table top can rotate just under 180 degrees so it makes it much easier to use.

Thanks for looking

-- -Joshuah

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#1 posted 07-31-2012 09:18 PM

Very handy-dandy. Nice wood combos and design. Good luck in the contest.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#2 posted 08-01-2012 12:59 AM

Nice. I like the combination of the tiger strand bamboo with the maple.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 08-01-2012 08:23 AM

I like that. Nice photos…...............

-- mike...............

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#4 posted 08-01-2012 12:16 PM

Looks great. Good luck with your entry.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 08-01-2012 05:40 PM

Nice, odd, but looks good!

-- Sasquatcher

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#6 posted 08-01-2012 07:16 PM

Yes…that’s a fine looking bowl of choc…...I mean that’s a fine looking thingy under what appears to be a bowl of delicious chocolate somethings.


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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 08-01-2012 09:29 PM

I like it…

COOL little project…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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