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Project by hap posted 1611 days ago 1155 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

cedar top,oak bottom. poly finish, see my helper molly, she’s on break.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.





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TexPenn

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#1 posted 1611 days ago

Super sweet! Now you are talkin my lingo…. LOL

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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nuzzo

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#2 posted 1611 days ago

Really cool table. Gotta love it, you know it’s one-of-a-kind.
What are you using it for? Sofa table?
I can picture Wilma ironing Freds clothes on it.

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 1611 days ago

Nice table. Last picture – I thought that was a buffing cloth on it.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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micnasty

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#4 posted 1610 days ago

does poly bring out the color as much as just oil or mineralspirts plus oil. im about to finish off a coffee table made out of a black walnut score. i want the color and resilience but not super shiny any tips?

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SawDustnSplinters

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#5 posted 1567 days ago

My kind of rustic, great job my friend…Be Well

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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grenger

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#6 posted 229 days ago

super nice table

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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firefighterontheside

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#7 posted 229 days ago

Oil based poly will bring out the color. Water based will not. It will only bring out the color until the water dries out of the finish and then it will look just like it did before you started. I use satin oil based poly. Not shiny but brings out the color. I really like these tables. I just found a local guy selling cedar slabs that are about 14” wide with one side straight, one side with bark and about 2 1/4 thick. I’m thinking about getting some.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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