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Old piano

  • November 2, 2016


This piece of furniture is important, I built it for my dad and for my mom my dad had surgery and he can't sit a normal table, so using the parts from an old piano, I created this table so they'll both be able to sit next to each other any Thanksgiving dinner the piano was from the early 1900s it was unsalvageable destined to be thrown away so doing what I could to take as many parts as I can I recycled it into this table all in all the table probably cost five dollars to make and that was for the paint which is going to be thrown out as well.

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  • Wow! Incredible job working with reclaimed wood. Your paint/finish combo looks great, too. What kinds of finish did you use?

    By RYOBI Nation, on November 4, 2016
    • Minwax colonial maple NO 223 for the top and good old Rust-Oleum painters touch white

      By Up_Cycle_Engineer, on November 5, 2016

  • Exquisite craftsmanship! Nice work re-purposing an old piano!

    By QuarterPastCrazy, on November 5, 2016

  • You are all very kind TY for the compliments

    By Up_Cycle_Engineer, on November 6, 2016

  • Is this for sale? Also, which tool would you most like to win from the Ryobi collection?

    By mrspate, on November 11, 2016
    • Not for sale ATM I would love to win the cordless plus one set

      By Up_Cycle_Engineer, on November 11, 2016

  • Good choice, how cool would it be to have a whole garage full of green and black tools.

    By mrspate, on November 12, 2016


  • Congrats!

    By fEzZ, on December 1, 2016
    • Thank you very much

      By Up_Cycle_Engineer, on December 1, 2016
    • Curious...did you receive any of your tools yet?

      By fEzZ, on December 29, 2016
    • No , last time I won it took a few weeks. I'm thinking with the holidays it might take a while

      By Up_Cycle_Engineer, on December 29, 2016
    • Ok, I was just wondering. What threw me off and was weird to me, was I got a driver bit set, about 2 1/2 weeks ago, and nothing since. Wasn't sure if maybe they got lost in transit or FedEx ended up delivering it to someone else by mistake. Have a Happy and safe New Years man! :)

      By fEzZ, on December 29, 2016

  • Congratulations on your win! Very nice table.

    By rchampine, on December 6, 2016

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Old piano

by Up_Cycle_Engineer
Nov 02, 2016
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This piece of furniture is important, I built it for my dad and for my mom my dad had surgery and he can't sit a normal table, so using the parts from an old piano, I created this table so they'll both be able to sit next to each other any Thanksgiving dinner the piano was from the early 1900s it was unsalvageable destined to be thrown away so doing what I could to take as many parts as I can I recycled it into this table all in all the table probably cost five dollars to make and that was for the paint which is going to be thrown out as well.