Butternut Trestle Table

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Project by Wayne Precht posted 01-21-2016 02:07 AM 478 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a knock down trestle table for camping. As I recall the top is 36” x 18” x 3/4” The trestle is butternut and the top is reclaimed yellow pine trimmed in oak with brass brads. The top drops onto 4 pegs on the corners of the trestles to lock it into place. The rest is two trestles and the cross beam, and two wedges. Flat and light, it’s a very handy size.

-- --- Wayne.

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#1 posted 01-21-2016 01:56 PM

Slick, nice table.

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#2 posted 01-21-2016 11:53 PM

Nice table , how is Butternut to work with?

-- "The pursuit of perfection often yields excellence"

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Wayne Precht

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#3 posted 01-22-2016 03:44 AM

Butternut is related to Walnut, I think and it works pretty much the same. This was a salvage piece that had take a beating from bugs, so it seems not very resistant in that respect.

-- --- Wayne.

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#4 posted 01-22-2016 04:17 AM

Nice job. Glad to see you posting.

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

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