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Rustic reclaimed old growth dining table

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Project by Drew posted 05-05-2016 09:52 PM 1125 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a rustic table I recently made for stock. Built from 2” thick reclaimed old growth material salvaged from Chicago rehab projects. The legs are made from a 3.75” barn post. Everything held together with mortise and tenon joinery, and finished with 3 coats of EmTech 8000cv.
Simple table that people seem to like!

-- TruCraftFurniture.com





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Drew

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#1 posted 05-05-2016 10:05 PM

Forgot to mention I toned the second coat to add a little gray

-- TruCraftFurniture.com

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bushmaster

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#2 posted 05-06-2016 03:50 AM

Nice well built table, Salvage is my second name. A real sense of accomplishment making things out of wood etc. that would have been discarded. |I do alot with salvaged steel. Check out my lathe, two posts back.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 05-06-2016 05:11 AM

Very cool. I’m making my own table similar to this soon so I appreciate this.
How did you attach the top?

-- How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat?

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#4 posted 05-06-2016 01:18 PM

I appreciate anything made from re claimed material. People here are starting to buy these items. I love building them as well. Very nice table !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#5 posted 05-06-2016 05:52 PM

What makes you think it’s old growth?

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#6 posted 02-18-2017 11:41 AM

This is a very nice table. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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