New table build from boat shaped conference table

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Fantastic Job! Very creative and patient.

If I order one from you for $180 plus shipping...and can I have it tomorrow? :ROFL: :ROFLMAO:
 

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:LOL: :laugh: I went to school in Buffalo...so it's prob snowing up there now.
 

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One mans trash is another mans treasure!!! Dammm this table came out awesome, love the all black table , big props
 

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Played on the table twice now and noticed one big thing that I don't like. The playing surface is so slick that sometimes when I deal to positions 3, 4 & 5 the cards would stick between the table and the rail and lift up a bit. I'm in the process of raising the rail with one sheet of plywood. I'm not sure how I would to finish the edge yet, any suggestions?

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Against the advice from PCF members and my better judgement I went ahead and lifted my rail up 1.25".
Nothing was done permanently and can easily be reduced in thickness or removed if the height is uncomfortable for the players.
I found a local cabinet shop that was advertising left over T-Molding for sale and picked up this "brushed steel" look plastic edge banding.

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Against the advice from PCF members and my better judgement I went ahead and lifted my rail up 1.25".
Nothing was done permanently and can easily be reduced in thickness or removed if the height is uncomfortable for the players.
I found a local cabinet shop that was advertising left over T-Molding for sale and picked up this "brushed steel" look plastic edge banding.

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Looks clean!
Are you going to test run it for one game then decide?
 

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Someday when I can manage to host a bigger/better homegame and hire a dealer(or teach my kid to deal cards lol), I will want to make a badass table like this. Looks great!
 

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Sick table.

1) I know you solved this issue, but for non-raised tables where cards are going under the rail: I had this problem with a previous table, and the simple solution was to get some white cotton twine, lay it around the problem area, and push it in until you couldn’t see it. A card might still manage to get in a 1/4” or so but it won’t disappear.

2) Love the use of the boat-shaped table. The subtle curve of the long sides is good for both the dealer (more width at the middle) and for players’ sight lines.

I built a super-ellipse table, and the shape is not unlike your modified boat. The players on the long sides can see each other better.
 

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Played on the table twice now and noticed one big thing that I don't like. The playing surface is so slick that sometimes when I deal to positions 3, 4 & 5 the cards would stick between the table and the rail and lift up a bit. I'm in the process of raising the rail with one sheet of plywood. I'm not sure how I would to finish the edge yet, any suggestions?

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Black enamel paint?
 

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Really exceptional execution. The brushed metal raised rail matched to the board area is a nice touch to bring the table together.
 

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Despite not being a fan of dealer trays I really really love this table.
That custom felt really makes it!
Hat's off to you sir.
 

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Super sweet build. Wish I was as handy as some of you guys! I'd have built a couple by now lol.
 

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once i seen the cloth ,i see the concept with the carbon fiber t-molding. that would also have looked amazing. The brushed steel will still show up in a medium lighted room no so sure the carbon fiber would have. Fantastic work, hope you many happy games
 
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