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Post  sfg4uKim on 1/31/2012, 1:34 pm

Does anyone else see two 3x3s on this table that I scored at a thrift shop for $15 today?


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Post  Goosegirl on 1/31/2012, 1:38 pm

@sfg4uKim wrote:Does anyone else see two 3x3s on this table that I scored at a thrift shop for $15 today?




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Post  littlesapphire on 1/31/2012, 1:43 pm

Nice find! That almost makes me want to go to the thrift store...
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Post  Furbalsmom on 1/31/2012, 2:11 pm

Looks great Kim.



Because of its length and the hinge in the middle, I might put a support under the center for just in case. Wet or damp MM is very heavy.
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Post  Lindacol on 1/31/2012, 2:52 pm

@Furbalsmom wrote:Looks great Kim.



Because of its length and the hinge in the middle, I might put a support under the center for just in case. Wet or damp MM is very heavy.

That was my thought too. It definately needs support in the middle.
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Post  sfg4uKim on 1/31/2012, 7:08 pm

It actually came with two rods that go across the bottom of each section for stabilization that I just need to screw in underneath. Thanks for reminding me of their importance.

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Post  newstart on 1/31/2012, 7:46 pm

Looks like a great idea. I just worry the boxes and mix might be heavy for the table
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Post  sfg4uKim on 1/31/2012, 9:07 pm

Oh yeh, center support will be a must.

My neighbor (engineer) said I might want to turn it upside down, take the plastic tips off and fill the hollow tube legs.

Sand or cement? Opinions/thoughts? I'm thinking sand would be easier, but would cement be better?

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Post  boffer on 1/31/2012, 9:16 pm

A 4x4x6" box, made of 2x and ¾ ply, with properly saturated MM, is in the 200-250 pound range. If two men can sit on your table, it will work.

I suggest that the most important factor is to ensure that the table is standing on a flat and level surface when loaded.
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