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Old 02-19-2015, 03:40 PM   #16321
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Curious...what's the table for?
Was wondering the same thing.
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Old 02-19-2015, 03:51 PM   #16322
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Maybe high volume Lemonade Stand?
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Old 02-19-2015, 03:57 PM   #16323
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We had a foggy morning here but by afternoon the sun was out. We took the dog and went hiking in the afternoon at a park with some pretty views and a working ranch. I put a crock pot meal on in the morning so that was ready when we got home for dinner. After dinner we watched a DVD from the library - Ender's Game. I give it a thumbs up, especially for an original script.
It was based on the first book of a big non sequential series of books.

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Maybe high volume Lemonade Stand?

I wish!

When I quit work, the people at work asked me to build a blueprint table. Something for them to assemble sets of engineering plans. Usually 24"x36"' but up to 36"x48" sheet size. They wanted a big table, so I figured I'd make the top a 4 x8 sheet of plywood. I'm beefing it up with 3/4" mdf underneath, making the top 1-1/2" thick.

Here's the rough sketch I started out with. But I'm taking out the middle legs and making the corner posts a 6"x 6" L shaped support that wraps around the corners of the bottom shelf and supports the top. All oak. I'm delivering it in 3 pieces plus legs and assembling on site probably a week from Monday.

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Ronstar, Why so heavy? We have similar at corporate headquarters but it's a gate leg design so you can fold to a more manageable size when not in use.
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I don't know why I'm overdoing it. I'm just getting carried away I guess. But they are going to load up a bunch of rolls of print paper on the bottom shelf.


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I don't know why I'm overdoing it. I'm just getting carried away I guess. But they are going to load up a bunch of rolls of print paper on the bottom shelf.


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Folding "A" frame with holes through it could hold paper. Just ignore me, still in problem solving mode from helping two classmates......and this is not a problem. It's a table. Shutting up and going away.
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Picked up my tax forms from the preparer. He saved us $500+. Earned his fee and I don't have to screw with it anymore...


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Maybe they can use it for square dancing when they put the blue prints away?
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Drove up to Orlando yesterday with DW to see DD and so some mother / daughter things. While they did their thing I heard there were local of auditions for Sharknado 3. I wanted to apply but DD said to forget it - I don't look like a shark.

Getting chilly down here. Hope you folks in the frozen tundra covering 2/3 of the US are staying warm.
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I'm building a monster 4' x 8' table in my 42 workshop. Not bad considering the outside temp is 4. I don't know how I'm going to get the table out of the garage. It's going to take a few of us to move it, and I'll have to clear a path to the driveway first. Unless it melts. That doesn't look likely.
Maybe install heavy duty casters on the legs ?
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That sounds like a good idea. With wheel locks on a couple of the wheels.
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Hey Ron:

Here's what I built for my small workshop. Can be expanded to a larger top surface:

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It was based on the first book of a big non sequential series of books.
I should have worded that differently - by original I meant not a formulaic typical Hollywood script, not that it wasn't based on a book.
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Was just notified that all teleworkers in the US in my company will be laid off this year. I'm 300 miles from the closest office so it looks like I'll be moving to the class of 2015.

We'll be ok financially, but I wanted to go out on my own terms and not be forced out... although getting let go I will be able to file for unemployment.

Don't know when exactly I'll be let go but I've got a punch list of health/dental stuff to get done sooner rather than later.
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Was just notified that all teleworkers in the US in my company will be laid off this year. I'm 300 miles from the closest office so it looks like I'll be moving to the class of 2015.

We'll be ok financially, but I wanted to go out on my own terms and not be forced out... although getting let go I will be able to file for unemployment.

Don't know when exactly I'll be let go but I've got a punch list of health/dental stuff to get done sooner rather than later.
That's tough - good thing you're prepared. Good idea to focus on health and dental.
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We'll be ok financially, but I wanted to go out on my own terms and not be forced out... although getting let go I will be able to file for unemployment.
On an even more positive note, you'll get to enjoy retirement even sooner than you planned!
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