Reclaimed Pine Dining Table

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Project by Durbs75 posted 09-26-2016 10:49 AM 346 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is a reclaimed pine dining table. I love working with reclaimed lumber although it can be a challenge sometimes with joinery. The aprons are attached to the legs via mortise and tenon and supported with through dowels for a little added strength and added aesthetics. The top is attached with “Z” clips to allow for movement.

The size is 36 inches by 72 inches. The finish process was very easy. I just sanded down the surfaces just enough to remove the splinters but not enough to disturb the character. The finish is natural and is only 3 coats of a satin acrylic poly sprayed on!!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA,

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#1 posted 09-26-2016 11:45 AM

The character of the wood really stands out and the average person will never get how nice the joinery is. Great Job!

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#2 posted 09-26-2016 01:05 PM


I love re-claimed projects too !

Keep posting your work.

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

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#3 posted 09-26-2016 01:35 PM

Thank you all!

Canadianchips – I will post a few projects a day until I get them all caught up here on LJ’s. I have about 4 years of projects to post!!!! Thanks for following!!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA,

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#4 posted 09-26-2016 01:36 PM

Well done. Very nice looking.

-- Troy | | The more I see nature, the more I am amazed at the Creator. - Louis Pasteur

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