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Project by TreeBones posted 08-23-2007 at 10:37 AM 7169 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another two hour table, not including the watco oil finish that takes another half hour. It is made of black oak I cut last year from Salvage Logs.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info





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#1 posted 08-23-2007 at 11:07 AM

Beautiful piece Ron! What joinery did you use on the legs and how’d you join the support to the top?

I really like the shape and the grain display on the top. Thanks for posting.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#2 posted 08-23-2007 at 11:28 AM

SWEEEEEEET
Love the wood, the shape, the live edge, the les…. oh so sweet

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 08-23-2007 at 11:43 AM

Thanks Rob and Deb, I use pocket holes, screws and glue underneath where they are not visible unless you turn it over.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#4 posted 08-23-2007 at 07:01 PM

well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 08-23-2007 at 07:18 PM

Just beautiful Ron. I love tables and benches made like that. I wish I had a wider planer and sander to do it. Nice. jockmike

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

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#6 posted 08-23-2007 at 10:13 PM

Great table. That Oak has some nice graining.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 08-23-2007 at 11:47 PM

Love it. would look perfect right in front of my couch.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Don

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#8 posted 08-24-2007 at 12:47 AM

Nice!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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#9 posted 08-24-2007 at 02:44 AM

Got to like the rugged look but it is still very clean looking at the same time.

-- Jeff B.

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#10 posted 08-24-2007 at 03:26 PM

That’s some beautiful wood! And, Ron, nice work creating the table.

Question: How did you mill that top on a planer or large belt sander?

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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TreeBones

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#11 posted 08-24-2007 at 09:47 PM

Thanks everyone. Tom, I have a 15” planer that works well as long as I keep the material under 14- 3/4” wide.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#12 posted 08-25-2007 at 09:24 AM

Very nice…

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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#13 posted 09-12-2007 at 09:08 PM

You sure whip up some good stuff on short order!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#14 posted 06-20-2011 at 02:30 PM

Great looking table. That is exactly what I am looking to start doing here. My issue, one of many is how I am going to fasten the legs/support to the bottom. Can you describe how you did it to this table? Any chance can you take a picture and post it? Thanks.

-- Kevin. Pittsburgh, PA

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TreeBones

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#15 posted 06-21-2011 at 11:48 AM

Moose44, I use pocket hole and screws on the underside so you don’t really see them. Very simple and easy.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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