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Project by Monte Pittman posted 03-09-2016 05:08 PM 1275 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Once again for the Home Show. I get a lot of large Poplar trees from the tree services locally. The ones that died of natural causes usually have cool colors. This was a single slab cut into 2 pieces. They are 42” long, 20” tall and 20”-28” wide. Bases are also Poplar and simple design. Finished with oil based polyurethane.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

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





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Mark

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#1 posted 03-09-2016 05:20 PM

Damnfine looking tables Monte. Well done.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 03-09-2016 05:24 PM

nice pair to draw from,gorgeous looking slab,excellent job again monte your gonna have a great show.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 03-09-2016 05:47 PM

Monte,

Hope you sell it all. I remember when you blogged your first show. I think you have the merchandising figured out.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 03-09-2016 06:23 PM

You are goin to town Monte. Keep on, keepin on.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 03-09-2016 06:23 PM

Best wishes for success at the home show!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 03-09-2016 06:38 PM

That is some nice looking poplar in some good looking tables. Great Job.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#7 posted 03-09-2016 06:40 PM

POPLAR ???

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Who are you and what have you done with Monte???
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-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 03-09-2016 09:03 PM

Gorgeous slab(s), Monte. You did well by them. They, in turn, should do well for you in the Home Show. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 03-09-2016 09:07 PM

nice work

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#10 posted 03-10-2016 12:09 AM

Beautiful wood and top notch craftsmanship Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#11 posted 03-10-2016 12:29 AM

They turned out great! Have a great home show!

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

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#12 posted 03-10-2016 12:56 AM

Who knew poplar could look so good? Good job my friend. Bases may be simple but look stout and attractive.

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

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#13 posted 03-10-2016 01:46 AM

Nice wood and nice build.

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

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#14 posted 03-10-2016 02:29 AM

Great work, Monte. I don’t know why poplar gets a bad rap. I think it is a great wood.

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

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#15 posted 03-10-2016 04:57 AM

Poplar must be a poplar wood in your area, Here we have allot of it but is generally pure white, Nice grain and wood colors, You always bring out the best in your projects, a beauty to behold.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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