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Outdoor Concrete Ping Pong/Tennis Table with steel base.

Doty & Sons has introduced a new concrete ping pong/tennis table to their product line. This table, Item T1086035, has a concrete top with a heavy duty steel frame.

The table features a 4″ thick regulation size table top.  This top is 33% thicker than most tables on the market.  The top is polished and sealed with two coats of concrete sealer.  For added protection we top coat the table is Anti-graffiti sealer by Coval http://covalmolecular.com/products/coval-graffiti/.  This is one of best anti-graffiti sealers on the market today.  The outside edges are chamfered to eliminate a sharp edge.  Another feature that sets this table apart from others, is the heavy duty stainless steel net.  The net is 1/4″ thick and 10″ tall.  4″ is “sandwiched between the table tops section.  6″ is above, which is regulation height.  For added support we add stainless steel gusseted end supports.  The net is assembled with stainless steel tamper resistant hardware.

The steel base is 72″ X 48″ X 26″ H. made with steel I-Beam construction.  This is heavy duty!  The base is powder coated in a 2 step process.  The first coat is a zinc rich base coat.  The base is finished coated with your choice of many colors.  The frame is assembled the 1” diameter stainless steel bolts.

Concrete Ping Pong Table

Concrete Ping Pong Table with heavy duty metal frame.

Outdoor Table Tennis

Outdoor Ping Pong Table with metal frame. Side view.

Outdoor ping pong table with metal frame.

Close up view of metal frame.

Concrete/Steel outdoor ping pong table.

Close up view showing concrete top, frame and net.

Steel mounting plate for Doty & Sons new concrete/steel ping pong table.

View of mounting plates.

Stainless steel ping pong net.

Close up view showing the stainless steel net “sandwiched” between the table top sections. Note the gusset end was removed for illustration purposes.

Heavy Duty outdoor concrete/steel tennis table

T1086035 Concrete/steel ping pong table right side view.

By |October 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Concrete tables for employee break area patio.

In July 2016, we shipped tables and cigarette disposal containers to Gestamp’s production plant in Union, South Carolina. The tables, Item T7400, are being used for an outdoor break area for the company’s employees. The T7400 is the “Morrison Style” table set.  The tables feature a polished table top with stainless steel umbrella coupler and holder for umbrellas.  The “Morrison Style” is a tradition style that features indented side panels, dentiles and molded bottom edge.  Gestamp chose the C2 finish, which is a limestone color light sandblast finish.  The accompanying photographs display how well the products fit the space. “We are very pleased with our purchase,” remarked Henry Watkins of Gestamp.

Doty & Sons Concrete Products, Inc. manufactures a complete line of concrete tables and table sets. Go to tables on our web site to view your options. Web site link:  http://dotyconcrete.com/products/outdoor-furnishings/tablestable-sets/

We ship to all points in the United States.  Our centralized location, in Illinois, allows us to ship to most locations at reasonable rates.

Concrete tables for employee break area.

Table sets. Morrison Style Item No.T7400.

Concrete table for employee patio break area.

Concrete table set shown on patio at Gestamp, Inc.
Union, SC.

By |October 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Concrete Table Sets for outdoor patio at Aircraft Propeller Services

Earlier this summer Aircraft Propeller Service (APS) located in Lake Zurich, IL.  purchased tables from Doty & Sons.  They were looking for tables that would fit nicely on their newly build patio area.  APS selected 2 styles.  One style is Item T6710 which is a square table with 4 benches.  APS selected a granite aggregate with pigmented concrete SB8 and EX8 finish.  The seats are a grey recycled plastic lumber.  The second table is a modern design  T7500 table set we call the “Venez” table.  This sleek design is different than most table sets.  The tables, although totally different in design and look, go well on the patio.  APS later added umbrellas to the tables.  A special color was selected from a large choice offered by our supplier Treasure Gardens.  

 

T6710 APS #1 T7500 APS#2 T7500 APS#1

T6710 and T7500 Tables sets shown on site at APS.

T6710 and T7500 Tables sets shown on site at APS.

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T6710 shown in SB8 and EX8.  Gray color recycle plastic lumber seats.

T6710 shown in SB8 and EX8. Gray color recycle plastic lumber seats.

By |September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Outdoor Ping Pong Table for DeKalb Park District

DeKalb Park District recently ordered a new ping pong table for their park. The table Item T1086030 was cast in the “Stealth” Gray color with granite aggregate top and SB11 (sandblasted, natural color with granite aggregate) base.  Each end included DeKalb Park District’s name contrast sandblasted and painted.   The table top is polished and sealed with 2 coats of gloss sealer.  A top coat of graffiti sealer is than applied.

 

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By |August 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Doty & Sons Concrete Products 1971 and 2016

We recently painted the front of our building and replaced the sign with our new Doty & Sons logo.
We have a photograph of Cal and LaVern Doty standing in front of the building. The photograph was taken in 1971. This photograph also appears on the home page of our web site.

On August 13th we recreated the photograph showing the newly painted building and sign.  Another photograph includes Eric Doty who plans on continuing the business a 3rd generation.

We are proud of our business and the fact that we are a manufacturing business.  Cal and LeVern Doty started the business in 1948.  They built a reputation of making quality products and providing good service to their customers.  Sixty-Eight (68) years later we are upholding that reputation.

 

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By |August 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Portland Cement Association 100 Year Anniversary

Doty & Sons was honored and excited to work with the Portland Cement Association to commemorate their 100th anniversary.  We manufactured benches for the PCA headquarters in Skokie, IL. PCA selected the large Plaza Style(Item B5200).  This bench is 96″ Long x 18″ Wide x 17″ High.   PCA selected C2 finish, which is a light sandblast limestone color.  The bench seats were polished and we contrasted sandblasted the benches with PCA’s selected inscription and logo.   PCA also selected bench B722418,  which were placed on the campus back to back as shown in the photograph.

B5200 Benches shown at Portland Cement Association campus.

B5200 Benches shown at Portland Cement Association campus.

B5200 benches.  Shown in C2 finish with contrast sandblast logo and inscription.

B5200 benches. Shown in C2 finish with contrast sandblast logo and inscription.

B722418 Benches back to back on PCA campus.

B722418 Benches back to back on PCA campus.

Doty & Sons also manufactured a bench the CTL Group which is on the same campus as Portland Cement Association.  We customized the finish to match the color of the building and included a sandblasted inscription and CTL Group’s logo.

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B5200 Bench with CTL logo. Close up shot.

B5200 Bench with CTL logo.
Close up shot.

 

By |August 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Concrete Ping Pong table donated to Sycamore Park District

This article appeared in DeKalb Chronicle and The MidWeek newspapers.  Written by Katie Smith.

SYCAMORE – A donation to the city’s park district has sparked friendly competition among parkgoers.

Twin brothers, Sam and Tom Doty of Doty and Sons Concrete, 1275 E. State St., Sycamore, donated a concrete, outdoor table tennis table of their own creation to the Park District. Attached to the table is a memorial plaque, commemorating their father, former Sycamore businessman Calvin Doty, who died in 2014.

“It’s just part of remembering him as a business owner in Sycamore for all those years,” Sam Doty said. “We thought it would be nice to donate something to the park with his name on it.”

Calvin Doty and his father, Lavern, started Doty & Son Concrete products in 1948. Throughout his life, Calvin Doty delivered mail for the Post Office, worked construction, and served as a medic in the United States Army. A memorial scholarship fund wascreated in his name last year.

The table is one of Doty and Sons’ newest creations, and is currently being manufactured alongside the company’s benches, tables, and planting pots, which also furnish the Park District’s grounds.

The game has been placed near the Good Tymes Shelter in the Sycamore Park District sports complex, where it is surrounded by a sand volleyball court, horseshoe pit, pond walking trail, and playground.

“The table not only adds a new, unique way to enjoy the park, it’s a work of art in itself with the District logo and memorial plaque on beautifully crafted concrete,” Superintendent of Parks and Facilities Jeff Donahoe said in a news release.

Throughout the Summer Concert Series, the Park District will offer outdoor table tennis paddles and balls, available for checkout during the shows.

“It’s a good place for people to use it, and I know they were using it one of the first nights,” Sam Doty said.Ping Pong Table Paper

By |June 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Custom curved bench

New custom curved bench. Size: 74 3/4″ Wide x 18″ Deep and 17″ High.  Weight 525 lbs.  Finish shown: SB2. Outside arc of the bench is 144″ or a 24 foot diameter circle.

Doty & Sons fabricated the forms and cast 18 benches for a customer in the Bahamas.  This bench has now been added to our product line, the Item number is B5975.

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By |June 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Half Sphere Bench

New bench with a modern look?  Doty & Sons new Half Sphere bench is 36″ Dia. x 18″ High. Radius top edge with a polished seat surface.  Shown in Graphite light sandblast finish.

Half Sphere Bench 220 x 161

By |May 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Remembrance Garden

Shown below is a remembrance garden project in Pawling, New York that we supplied several items for. On this project, we supplied some personalized memorial benches with engraved bronze plaques, as well as memorial plaque bases with bronze donor plates.
Donor plaques are nice because you can add nameplates year by year to help pay for site improvements.  These plaques can be placed on pretty much any of the products that we manufacture. Visit our memorial website for different products and photos.  You can also check out are main website at www.dotyconcrete.com or give us a call toll free at 800-233-3907.
Have a great Independence Day!!!
By |March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|