Teak Vanity Top

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Project by oicurn2it2 posted 11-25-2009 04:09 AM 2776 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hello fellow lumberjocks ,

Been busy and thought id ketch-up ,kindof happy how this teak vanity top turned out and thought id share
it 2” thick 18” wide by 60” solid teak joined down the middle breadboarded with thru pins sawn flush and where there was a defect in the grain i inlayed various pieces to restore the integrity of the wood to ensure no voids where water could invade (easily ) i also played around with a small gouge to put the detail on the frount edge ,the finish is teak oil of which i highly recomend any one looking to use teak in the furture to stear clear from the foaming applicator out now in a very well known home improvement box chain ,(the blue one), the forming can of teak oil is sticky and very hard to wipe off it doesnt penatrate as well as the straight oil and is more costly by volume ,,very dissapointing but another example of {if it aint broke dont fix it}........

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#1 posted 11-25-2009 04:28 AM

Super Vanity top looks super.

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#2 posted 11-25-2009 04:57 AM

Very nice, especially the embossing you did on the edge. I like it.

-- Marc

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#3 posted 11-25-2009 05:59 PM

Mind if I ask what you paid per bd/ft for the teak?

-- Andy Brownell

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#4 posted 11-25-2009 08:54 PM

looks great

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#5 posted 11-25-2009 09:21 PM

I really dig the hap hazzard inlay chunks very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#6 posted 11-25-2009 11:12 PM

Beautifully done, amazing job. I love the design on the edge, and the inlays.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 11-26-2009 04:36 AM

thanks guys ,
i had two choices 23.00 /bf site unseen or 15.00/bf low stock but hand picked i got lucky and found 1 board that would when cut in half and glued up take care of the whole thing price $300.00, look on clients face when finished….pricless (well Not exactly)

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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