LumberJocks

Final Photos of the Cherry Slab table

  • Advertise with us
Project by gearhead4 posted 04-20-2014 10:50 PM 1829 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I previously posted the earlier photos but several Jocks asked that I upload the final project. Here’s the Cherry slab table in the kitchen. The table is finished with 3 coats of Danish Oil followed by 3 coats of Polyurethane. The steel legs were made by a craftsman in Baltimore and I think the slab looks great with the contrasting steel legs. The original posting can be found here http://lumberjocks.com/projects/99641

-- Gearhead4, NY





19 comments so far

View whitebeast88's profile

whitebeast88

3703 posts in 1037 days


#1 posted 04-20-2014 11:06 PM

beautiful,now thats a slab of cherry!!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

View steve_in_ohio's profile

steve_in_ohio

1195 posts in 457 days


#2 posted 04-20-2014 11:09 PM

wow, very beautiful table, amazing work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

View AnonymousRequest's profile

AnonymousRequest

861 posts in 396 days


#3 posted 04-20-2014 11:29 PM

That’s awesome!

View Buckethead's profile (online now)

Buckethead

2818 posts in 716 days


#4 posted 04-20-2014 11:36 PM

Incredible slab. I’m not always a fan of the live edge stuff, but this one is incredible. Perfection.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

View nonickswood's profile

nonickswood

442 posts in 1234 days


#5 posted 04-20-2014 11:36 PM

Marvelous! hunk of Cherry looks Beautiful!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

View calisdad's profile

calisdad

155 posts in 357 days


#6 posted 04-20-2014 11:38 PM

Sweet! Anyone who’s worked with large slabs knows how hard they are to keep flat. Enjoy- you’ll have it for a lifetime.

View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Gixxerjoe04

360 posts in 424 days


#7 posted 04-20-2014 11:45 PM

Looks awesome, did you do anything in the cracks to prevent them from expanding or anything?

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

12411 posts in 1537 days


#8 posted 04-21-2014 01:21 AM

The slab with the butterflies turned out just awesome! I was all prepared to not like the steel base but I honestly like the way it turned out.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View gearhead4's profile

gearhead4

17 posts in 1941 days


#9 posted 04-21-2014 01:27 AM

Gixxerjoe04, I inlayed butterflies to stop the cracks from continuing. But, I didn’t fill the cracks with epoxy. Several people recommended I do that but I really like the cracks the way they are. I guess we’ll just have to vacuum the crumbs occasionally.

-- Gearhead4, NY

View mcoyfrog's profile

mcoyfrog

3648 posts in 2441 days


#10 posted 04-21-2014 01:44 AM

Beautiful, such a work of art, I’m sure you will enjoy many meals here

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Gixxerjoe04

360 posts in 424 days


#11 posted 04-21-2014 02:35 AM

Ah didn’t notice them, one of these days I’ll make a table like that for myself, love the look.

View josh's profile

josh

959 posts in 1416 days


#12 posted 04-21-2014 03:55 AM

simply perfect. I love everything about it!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

View Vince's profile

Vince

1006 posts in 2276 days


#13 posted 04-21-2014 09:09 AM

Beautiful

-- Vince

View weav's profile

weav

115 posts in 1214 days


#14 posted 04-21-2014 12:37 PM

Thats a dandy

-- jerry

View camps764's profile

camps764

839 posts in 1207 days


#15 posted 04-21-2014 03:07 PM

wowzers, nicely done!

-- Steve

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com