Box Elder Burl Table Base

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Project by OregonBurls posted 10-27-2009 01:36 AM 2450 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I put a before pic in there. there is 12 hours of sanding. I sanded the inside to 220 grit and sprayed Clear Wood Finish. Use Deft! I will show a final when I get the crystal glass top. Should be nice.

Love the figure. I don’t know if I like the outside. Should I varnish it or leave natural?

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#1 posted 10-27-2009 01:46 AM

Very nice work Greg, 12 hours of sanding!!! reminds me of when I did a Malooff Rocker but I don’t think I had 12 hours of sanding. Sand,sand ,then sand some more. The results are well worth the effort,as I can see by you pics. I cant wait to see it with the glass.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#2 posted 10-27-2009 04:01 AM

Wow Greg. Can’t wait to see the crystal glass top on it. Make sure you post the pictures when you get it! Awsome piece.

-- John @

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#3 posted 10-27-2009 05:33 AM

Looks beautiful sanded, makes it look more refined, not sure about the outside, put the glass on it and see how it looks, you can always finish it later. The top edge looks really nice. Going to be an awesome piece!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#4 posted 10-27-2009 10:53 AM

Alot of work, but I think it will one that will be talked about for a long time!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 10-27-2009 04:59 PM

very cool burls

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 02-05-2010 08:17 AM

Awesome! Hog did you hog all that center wood out???

-- rustic andy

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