|Project by Sheisserick||posted 04-30-2016 11:26 PM||552 views||3 times favorited||5 comments|
Spring is here, and this is my version of a porch swing.
I made a deal with a firewood supplier, to purchase a few full logs of white oak at scrap price. He was such a cool guy, he even let me borrow his sawmill for a day.
A trailer full of boards…. Price: $100
Turns out, I didnt get oak as I had wanted, but rather something else. I think it looks like elm, but Im not sure?
Who can spot what this is?
Test to find the optimal spacing.
After a day at the routertable and beltsander, everything was smooth and sanded to grit 180, and ready for some weatherproofing. Especially since I have no idea how well this wood holds up to rain compared to oak.
Used the leftovers for a matching wind spinner
Thanks for looking.
Please leave a comment if you know the wood type :-D
-- I doubt, therefore I might be