Forestine M
Forestine M
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Asked on Mar 8, 2013

Crawfish table

Forestine MKimberly BarneyGail Salminen

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Friend wants a table build to eat crawfish at. Guessing something with a hole in the center to throw shells. We have several shellfish cookouts down here. Everyone stands around and digs in. A hole in the center with a large trashcan underneath to catch all the shells. Never actually seen one. Any ideas???
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  • Gail Salminen
    on Mar 8, 2013

    @Forestine M interesting concept. I had never heard of this type of table, but did a google search. This site has one made out of an old table - http://dmentd.com/crawfish-table-number-deux From the structure I would guess it would be pretty easy to produce using pallets. Thanks for posing the question, I always love to learn new things :)

  • Kimberly Barney
    on Mar 8, 2013

    I like the idea of the sides being built up since it is tradition to just throw the dinner across the table. I think it may work well to have the trash can come up through the table a bit to keep the uneatten goodies from going into the trash accidentally.

  • Forestine M
    on Mar 9, 2013

    Thanks for the help. Think we have it figured out now. She just wants to set the table on top of 2 trash cans, but having the edges up would be helpful. May use boards around the holes.

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