|Project by BillG||posted 02-28-2009 09:48 PM||9814 views||6 times favorited||13 comments|
This is the second slab table I worked on. It is going to my place on the lake in Maine, so rustic is what I wanted. The two slabs were rough to start and surfacing was required. I included with this table a cribbage board made from the same slab as the legs and stretcher. The board stores on a shelf under the front of the table top. Since the cribbage board size was unique, I needed to manually do the layout for all 500 holes. The top is 2 1/2” thick and the legs, stretcher and cribbage board are 1” thick. They also came out of a single slab that was about 12 feet long. I finished it with one coat of Bush Oil and 5 coats of Waterlox.
The wood was purchased in Rumford Maine at a unique wood supplier that specializes in birds eye, tiger and quilted maple. It is called Wood Workers Paradise and is located on route 2 just west of Rumford. They have quite a selection.
-- Bill G - West Springfield, MA