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Music Table

Summer time means sitting outside and enjoying the weather.  Especially in Minnesota when you put up with the long winter, sunshine and warmth are highly anticipated.  We really enjoy spending time on the patio with some good beers and great music.   

This table was purchased for 5.00 at a garage sale last summer and is what we use to put our garage radio/CD player on.   Being stuck inside a lot this year due to extreme weather conditions inspired me to paint the table.  After painting the top black, I just started randomly adding favorite musicians to the table.  



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