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Old 11-19-2020, 05:06 PM   #1
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Default Turning a B230 Block into a Coffee Table

Hopefully I'm posting this in the right section ...

I've always wanted to turn an engine into a table of some sort, and a couple weeks back I found this block on Facebook marketplace. The seller said it was out of a 940 and was asking $1 for it. I tried to offer him $10 (since it felt like I was basically stealing this from him) but he insisted on just $1.

I drove up to Cincinnati and stuffed it in my 240's trunk to haul off to my shop back in Lexington.

I'm still trying to figure out image hosting, oof.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/4g46bz6zu8m4jwxy8
In the trunk.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/yuhNg8fRA3JENBCW6
On the hand-truck because I'm too weak to carry it.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/y8rNrq1AMnk9M8wX8
What I'm working with.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/yBpKHV6aex4HgzeNA
After some quick cleaning, pay no attention to the mess.

The plan is to clean this up, repaint it a matching red (possibly repaint mating surfaces an aluminum color just because), put some legs on it and either a rectangular or circular tempered glass top.
Will update as I go!

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Old 11-19-2020, 05:38 PM   #2
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Also, good luck with the project. Looking forward to seeing this
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Old 11-19-2020, 06:06 PM   #3
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Old 11-19-2020, 06:07 PM   #4
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I've actually got a crankshaft that will become an end table one of these days as well. Just need to source some other parts first....
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Old 11-19-2020, 11:47 PM   #5
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Old 11-20-2020, 12:21 AM   #6
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I had plans to do this a long time ago, but it became a flow pot holder in my Mom's garden instead!
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