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Project by Navaar posted 02-15-2015 11:00 PM 3168 views 21 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The base is poplar, painted Farrow & Ball downpipe with a Pass-through drawer or Jack & Jill drawer.
The castors are 80mm Polyurethane rated at 120kg per wheel.
The top is 1050×500mm, Cherry on outside, then Walnut with a Maple centre, each timber section is 50×50mmx100mm. A total of 210 pieces or 21m of timber.
The top was sanding started at 80, 120 and then 240 grit.
The top is finished with 4 coats of mineral oil & 1 coat of 4:1 mineral oil & beeswax.

Inspiration and thanks to MTMwood.com for his excellent YouTube tutorial video and Norm Abrams butcher table episode

More here photos on my blog





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#1 posted 02-15-2015 11:17 PM

Very nice! You’ll never wear that out ;)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 12:06 AM

looks great

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#3 posted 02-16-2015 01:03 AM

This belongs on the set of a famous chefs cooking show.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#4 posted 02-16-2015 01:34 AM

Killer. Great job!

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#5 posted 02-16-2015 05:29 AM

Awesomeness!!

-- Angie, If dogs don't go to heaven, then when I die I want to go where they go!

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#6 posted 02-16-2015 11:16 AM

beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#7 posted 02-16-2015 04:24 PM

Very nice. Looks extremely solid.
Well done.

PS: in the 4th picture…..did you use some sort of CATalyst to make sure the oil sank into the wood. Bahahahahahahah.

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

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#8 posted 02-16-2015 07:53 PM

Boy oh boy, that’s a beaut! That by itself probably increased your home’s net worth.

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#9 posted 02-16-2015 08:39 PM

That is a beautiful piece. Great job

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