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hephaestus
02-18-2016, 04:24 PM
Here's one:
Why not save it for a marker on your
eternal resting space.

10KPete
02-18-2016, 04:43 PM
"Upon this rock he laid out the engine of his destruction."

Pete

J Tiers
02-18-2016, 06:10 PM
Those you buy from Grizzly etc already are called "chinese tombstones".

Although in truth, they are generally quite a bit better than that. At least I have two, and they blue up together just fine. Bought at different times, from different sources, and they are different sizes, so random, not related.

Doozer
02-18-2016, 07:52 PM
Doorstep?

-D

1-800miner
02-18-2016, 07:58 PM
I picked up a 36x48x6 for a hundred dollar bill. I have no room in the shop so I use it as a prep table by the bar b que.
996 pounds, It makes for a solid table.

boslab
02-18-2016, 08:16 PM
You can also do your marking out while eating a burger, is ketchup any good for marking out?
I'm biased so it seems like a waste of table, you need a bigger shop!
Mark

Fasttrack
02-19-2016, 09:53 AM
"Upon this rock he laid out the engine of his destruction."

Pete

LOL - I like that...

You could use it as a cool surface in the larder and forgo a refrigerator...

Daveb
02-19-2016, 10:12 AM
Funny! I always suspected these things came from graveyards, others must have had the same idea. If you buy one, the text goes underneath.

JeffKranz
02-19-2016, 11:06 AM
I have one that is 96" x 48" x 10" thick that I purchased from work. It even came on a steel stand. I have said that it could be use to cover the entire casket and not just the tombstone. No one is going to remove it once it is on the ground. I think it weighs close to 4500 pounds. Sure make a good table to build stuff on.