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Project by Todd Barrone posted 01-13-2015 03:49 AM 1846 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello every one, we built this 8’ eastern red cedar desk top with black steel hairpin legs. The customer requested this style leg and I think I might use this in some future projects. I am still not sure if I like that style lg, but in this application is makes the wood pop. The top is 8’ long X 23 1/2” wide and 1 3/4” thick with 10 coats of polyurethane.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-13-2015 03:53 AM

Beautiful top. I am not a huge fan of those legs, but I have used them before also.

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

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BusterB

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#2 posted 01-13-2015 04:09 AM

Now that’s a big slab of cedar….wow. Have always heard that when comes to building projects on commission, the customer is always right…lol another fine cedar king build!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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mariva57

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#3 posted 01-13-2015 04:28 AM

Nice work, looks good!

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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BobWemm

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#4 posted 01-13-2015 05:56 AM

Beautiful end result, but I also do not like those legs. But hey, that’s what the customer wanted.
Man, I love that timber.
Congratulations.
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 01-13-2015 08:24 AM

Looks great. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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ohwoodeye

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#6 posted 01-13-2015 02:20 PM

Very nice. Would have loved to see some bowtie inlays across the crack as another design element. Love the live edge.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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WOODLAND

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#7 posted 01-13-2015 02:40 PM

Really a nice looking table.

-- JENNY

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Grumpymike

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#8 posted 01-14-2015 12:40 AM

Nice looking table, however, I would have filled the voids with epoxy and included an apron to prevent sagging over time. But that’s just me. If the customer wanted a plain ole slab with wire legs … they got exactly what they wanted … and a fine job of it.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Todd Barrone

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#9 posted 01-14-2015 02:47 AM

Thank every one for your comments, however bow tie’s are not my thing and would not be what the customer wanted on this project. grumpy mike the voids is what the customer wanted and as far as an apron it wont help on this piece, trust me dude this thing wont sag, and thank for saying it’s just a plain ole slab. Nothing plain about that Grumpymike! I don’t see those at Home depot or Lowe’s.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm

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whitebeast88

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#10 posted 01-15-2015 12:11 AM

beautiful desk todd.nice work as always.hope business is still good!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 01-15-2015 02:16 AM

Great project, Todd

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Roger

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#12 posted 01-15-2015 12:49 PM

Fine fine fine!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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