Never Used Sawmill Lumber Round Dining Table

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Project by Durbs75 posted 10-03-2016 10:46 AM 1507 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table was crafted for a family who has long tradition of milling lumber. My client’s grandpa milled this lumber used in this dining table many many years ago. It has been stored in the barn for many years and recently lives on in their dining room. The lumber is true deminsional lumber and has all the character that circle sawn lumber is known for. The dimensions are 54 inches wide by 30 inches tall. The stain is a custom blend based on the specifications of my client. It is finished with a satin acrylic sprayed on poly. To honor her late grandpa, we carved his initials into the table with a cross, as he was a devout Christian. My client wanted it to look like he sat there and carved it with a pocket knife early in his life. That was a great touch and tribute to her family. I am proud to craft this table for this awesome family!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA,

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#1 posted 10-03-2016 01:03 PM

I like the legg set up.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-03-2016 03:26 PM

I like your leg design too ! It isn’t going anywhere either. That is a strong table ! Craftsman + thanks for sharing !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#3 posted 10-03-2016 09:38 PM

Thats one solid looking table you have made.
Its very similar to one I am making for No1 Son, he wanted a design so that nobody had to straddle a leg or have their feet restricted by a leg whe eight people sat at it.

-- Regards Rob

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#4 posted 10-04-2016 02:06 AM

Nice job !

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#5 posted 10-04-2016 11:14 AM

Thank you all for your comments!!!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA,

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#6 posted 10-04-2016 01:58 PM

nice work

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#7 posted 10-07-2016 12:13 AM

Love how thick the top is and so sturdy

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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