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Project by aurora posted 02-04-2016 08:54 PM 1706 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

built from a load of salvaged oak wood from near by farm. lots of powder post beetle boring and nail holes. end extends another 4 ft. table disassembles as it is well in excess of 400 lbs. saw a lots of similar tables biking through tuscanny a few years back.





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gsimon

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#1 posted 02-04-2016 11:10 PM

wow – this looks great!

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#2 posted 02-05-2016 12:04 AM

I’ve used a lot of salvaged/saved oak but mine never looked as good as that table.
great looking table !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 02-05-2016 12:57 AM

Man that thing is amazing! I love all the details about it, and the Roman look of it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 02-05-2016 03:08 AM

Absolutely love the craftsmanship and attention to detail. Beautiful. Great job

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#5 posted 02-05-2016 05:02 AM

We, too, have used a lot of wormy, less-than-perfect oak, but we certainly don’t have anything like your table to show for it. What a masterpiece!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 02-05-2016 04:18 PM

WOW what a beautiful piece of furniture. Outstanding craftsmanship and design

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#7 posted 02-05-2016 08:09 PM

That’s beautiful! I love the massive style. I do have a dumb question though. How do you ensure that the insects are gone/dead/never to return?

-- Bob "jack of all trades, master of none"

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#8 posted 02-05-2016 08:36 PM

beautiful work

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aurora

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#9 posted 02-06-2016 04:30 PM

bobhall : when i milled the wood i did not see any active larvae so figured it was safe to use as is. if you see any larvae you must treat the wood. just a good soaking in turpentine seems to drive them out if they are active if you dont want to use pesticides.

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