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Project by Monte Pittman posted 03-06-2016 10:55 PM 2020 views 9 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was not going to make another one right away. However, we chose to do the Home Show. So another shot at it. 68” long, 43” wide and 31-1/2” tall. Instead of just an epoxy top, we chose a hybrid. We poured epoxy to fill voids and smooth it out. After letting it dry for a few days, I sanded it smooth and finished with semi-gloss polyurethane. The high-gloss epoxy got a lot of attention, but many people said they would be afraid to use it. Because of the length, I chose to go with a trestle base.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 03-06-2016 11:06 PM

Great job, Monte! Hope the new finish brings in lots of orders. The top is stunningly beautiful and the base too. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 03-06-2016 11:12 PM


-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#3 posted 03-06-2016 11:30 PM

Pretty cool

That reminds me …
I remember as a kid going to the county fair and Mom would pay a man a dollar to put a square piece of tin on a spinning machine. We’d drip different colors of paint onto the spinning disc for an allotted time and the man would shut it off. Then he’d hand us our “Art” to keep! Anybody else remember making “Spin Art” at the fairs??

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#4 posted 03-06-2016 11:58 PM

That looks awesome. Great kub buddy

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#5 posted 03-06-2016 11:59 PM

Just remarkable! You can really see the work that went into this piece!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#6 posted 03-07-2016 12:17 AM

Beautiful work and craftsmanship. Just a heck of a job. LOVE it!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 03-07-2016 12:45 AM

I really like this design Monte. I think the new finish plan will work.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 03-07-2016 12:46 AM

That is very cool!

-- Dan

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#9 posted 03-07-2016 12:49 AM


The pedestal base is the way to go. Also the poly may be time saving? Good luck with the upcoming show.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 03-07-2016 01:14 AM

Another beauty, Monte! I like the trestle base on this one!

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

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#11 posted 03-07-2016 01:50 AM

very nice…...beautiful finish

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#12 posted 03-07-2016 02:09 AM

Showed this to my husband who echoed my comment…AMAZING!

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#13 posted 03-07-2016 02:58 AM

Another “looking good” project Monte !! I like this one better than the first one.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#14 posted 03-07-2016 03:55 AM

Color me green with envy. Color me disgusted that I don’t such talent.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#15 posted 03-07-2016 01:43 PM

Monte, this table is absolutely beautiful and it’s a great design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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