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Sculpted Juniper picnic table #3: Shaping and sanding--surprise bullet found

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Blog entry by junipercanyon posted 07-30-2012 04:09 PM 2917 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Test top done, now for the custom table Part 3 of Sculpted Juniper picnic table series Part 4: Frame assembly »

As I was working on the sculpted top, I found a bullet that I somehow milled in half with my chainsaw. I’m sure that was pretty hard on my chain at the time as the jacket of the bullet is still intact!!

Busy week so I didn’t get as much done on this project as I would have liked, but it is coming along nice. All 4 boards for the top are almost done shaping, and all the material for the frames has been rough cut to size.

I spent an evening building 8) 4’x8’ tables for an upcoming wedding…..

and spent all day Saturday harvesting two 10’ long logs that are going to be used for a spiral staircase…(someone elses project, I’m just providing the logs!)

-- Juniper Canyon Design



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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-30-2012 04:15 PM

Wish I had some juniper. Love the look. Sympathize with the busy schedule though.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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LittlePaw

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#2 posted 07-30-2012 04:33 PM

How would it look for a coffee table with natural edges?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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junipercanyon

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#3 posted 07-30-2012 05:05 PM

LittlePaw,
The short simple answer is “Awesome”!

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 07-31-2012 12:10 AM

Picnic table is coming along nice….good job on the other tables….and the twist in those logs is awesome.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 07-31-2012 07:40 PM

Did the bullet “kill” the tree? ;-)

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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