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Built a manly coffee table
#1
Hi guys,
I know this has been done before, but I wanted to share this nonetheless. The wife has been chewing my ears for a while now because she wanted a new coffee table for the living room.
As her every wish is my command (mainly for for the sake of peace and quiet), I went ahead and made one.
It's pretty cool that it acts as a coffee table and a bar both at the same time. Tim Taylor would probably love it! (ugh ugh)Big Grin
The glass top is a makeshift solution and will be replaced with a larger one but the glasser needs another few days to fabricate it.

The block is a 1968 made in Mexico 302 with a busted cylinder wall that was put to death in a 1965 Mustang Hardtop raced in classic racing.
I also have a 1966 289 lying here that encountered the same fate in another race. Maybe I'll do another one.....


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Mike

"If I were you...... I´d rather be me."  Tongue

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#2
Awesome! I need on for my man cave! (Wife would never let that in the living room! LOL)

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"Just relax, I've got a friend named Felix who can fix anything!" ~James Bond
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#3
That is indeed the manliest coffee table I've ever seen Mike. I suggest you use a more manly name for it though...like "grog bench" or "lager trestle", and maybe use the lifter bores as Cuban cigar holders.

Brett
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#4
Nice cupholders. I can't wait to see the end tables.
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#5
Love it !

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#6
OLE PONY;18607 Wrote:Nice cupholders. I can't wait to see the end tables.

End tables....... Hmm.... I got some Torq Thrust rims in the garage or the original Magnum 500s....... Don't give me ideas!

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Mike

"If I were you...... I´d rather be me."  Tongue

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#7
OMG LOL

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My mustang is named Beth.

As in

Beth I hear you calling and I'll fix you right this time.
but both the kids need braces and I just can't spare a dime.
Just a few more paychecks and I'll get right back to you.
Oh Beth what can I do? Beth what can I do?
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#8
Yep, that is really cool!!! same here I should make one for my cave!!!!!!
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#9
You could def make some money making and selling those. I must make one now. Thats too cool for school.

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~Buddy
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#10
I think it's great.....SWMBO just rolled her eyes when I said ....I could do that!

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Ken

73 Convertible 302-4v-3spd yellow /white int

08 Bullitt 4.6-5 spd black/black int


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