Surfboard dinner table
Making my own wave.
I have been looking forward for a long time now to post this final chapter of the surfboard dinner table blog (for now).
This because it means; that I finally have a new home and my wonderful daughter Mathilde and I have a place to put the table – our new home.
So it is a MaFe with a smile after a rough time put behind now.
Last part ended with a board that was freshly coated with lacquer after a small accident trying to cut corners while painting stripes…
So this time I was set to do it the right way.
I bought a better masking tape and a thicker paint.
But most of all I painted on top of the lacquer so the paint would not suck into the wood.
And this helped!
Nice crisp lines when the tape was removed.
What can I say?
And here we are in the new apartment.
I have decided for now to put the table on legs since I love the fact that it is making movement in the kitchen that it is not placed straight to the lines.
I think this picture shows it fine, how the surfboard is breaking the waves.
But there were still one detail missing.
So out came the router.
Setting the stops and routing away.
I made the slot so long that it could be moved after what looked the best after.
Here we are.
So here we are, life moves on in a wonderful way.
Sometimes when it all seems dark, we just need to ride the next wave.
Yesterday we ended unpacking and the last box came out of the apartment.
So it was a celebration day.
So I can now sit and smoke a good pipe of tobacco, getting warm by the stove and enjoy riding a beautiful new wave.
(Yes the bookcase is IKEA… I am guilty – smiles Thomas…).
Hope this can bring some inspiration to others, perhaps to ride new waves.
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.