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Project by wild1 posted 01-21-2015 03:27 PM 955 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So my wife was about to spend $3000 on a rustic style patio set at a place called pottery barn… I put my foot down and said no, I’ll build it…. :)
This is the first piece. It is built from reclaimed oak from some massive pallets I have access to. The beauty of this is I was able to justify the purchase of my beautiful new band saw. It is going to make the matching chairs much faster to build.

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#1 posted 01-21-2015 04:53 PM

Very nice looking table. Can’t wait to see the chairs to make to go with it. Always nice to be able to justify the new tool.

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#2 posted 01-22-2015 12:29 AM

Thanks Tex,
This is my first attempt at a rustic finish. It takes a different level of thought and process to not sand and smooth to a pristine finish like my usual projects.

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#3 posted 01-22-2015 02:26 PM

That’s a beauty! Been thinking of trying a project out of something “reclaimed”. Projects like yours are a real encouragement!

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...

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#4 posted 01-23-2015 04:25 PM

Very nice work! I like how you think my friend. Honey I’m going to save us $1500 but I just need to spend $1500 on this new tool first ;-)

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