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Project by CAMERONGAGNON.com posted 1648 days ago 1545 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What once was an old barn floor is now a 10 foot table. Coffee tables and benches to compliment the set are in the making. Thank-you Jan and Sally for this opportunity.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 1648 days ago

it’s beautiful … and holds so much history. Love it

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

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richgreer

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#2 posted 1648 days ago

Very nice. Our barn floors never looked this nice.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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jm82435

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#3 posted 1648 days ago

nice reborn elm table with a little character left over from its previous life.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 1648 days ago

Gorgeous old looking piece, with such history and character I love it. The Heaviness reminds me of the old tables I saw in some resaurants in Deutchland when I was stationed there.

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

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RobS

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#5 posted 1648 days ago

Excellent save! Nice work.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Pdub

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#6 posted 1648 days ago

I love that big heavy look, and it looks to match the room perfectly.

Good job. Nice save!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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GMman

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#7 posted 1648 days ago

Some nice recycled too

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wooddude

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#8 posted 1648 days ago

I really like these type tables. The color of yours is great. What type of finish did you use?

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#9 posted 1647 days ago

You built a really nice table from some great salvaged wood. What type of lumber is it?

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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CAMERONGAGNON.com

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#10 posted 1647 days ago

This is a reborn elm tree table. Some boards were 15” wide. It has a clear lacquer finish. Thanks for the comments everyone.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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SawDustnSplinters

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#11 posted 1647 days ago

That first pic it almost looks like it has a lil spalting in it, I like the contrast between the lighter top and the darker legs and apron, I worked with an old American elm once and found it to be a very solid wood..

Nice farm table, how about a couple of matching benches :)

Be Well

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

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