Steel Industrial Pentagon Table

Pentagon shaped table i have wanted to build,
Made myself a jig and gave it a shot
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You will never guess what this 12mm round bar turned into
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Start by cutting 5 lengths for the base of the pentagon 170mm long
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Cut another 5 uprights to fit in custom made jig 190mm long
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Tack welded all the intersections together
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Cut another 5 at 360mm long then cut half way through at the halfway mark and bend to suit form
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Tack weld in place all 5 pieces
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Out of the jig we have a symmetrical shape taking form
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Fully weld all joins and grind and smooth back with a flap disk
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Repurposing an old slab of oregon as top ,
Cut out the top with a circle jig on a router
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Sit on top of frame to see if size is right ,and fits perfect
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Sand all edges to desired effect and its ready for polyurethane clear ,
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Coated in water based poly
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screw frame to top through 20x20mm steel tabs welded to frame with short phillips screws
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Final coat of poly and lave to dry