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End table for our mountain cabin

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Project by Emidio Falini posted 10-08-2016 03:46 PM 1731 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Trimmed a couple trees in back of the house. I shaved the bark off while the tree was standing. The bark comes off allot easier while the tree is wet. Used epoxy risin between the pieces, I added sawdust to the clear epoxy to give it color. It sanded fine. The finish is polyurethane.





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farmerdude

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#1 posted 10-08-2016 09:25 PM

Beautiful end table for a cabin. I’ve seen some similar tables before but the outsides were framed with finished lumber, I like yours much better. Great job.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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bushmaster

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#2 posted 10-08-2016 11:18 PM

Nice idea and well done. wonder if the blocks will split later

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 10-09-2016 01:54 AM

That looks great. What species is the tree and did you let it dry for a while before milling and assembling the table?

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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#4 posted 10-09-2016 04:12 AM

Nice work, it’s just appropriate for mountain cabin.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-09-2016 04:13 AM

Gorgeous work, love how the end grain is so colorful

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

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#6 posted 10-09-2016 01:42 PM

Impressive work. Interesting method of building very creative.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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leafherder

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#7 posted 10-09-2016 02:09 PM

Wow! Great job! Is there some sort of brace underneath the top? I can’t imagine that epoxy is the only thing connecting the legs to the top. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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Emidio Falini

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#8 posted 10-09-2016 04:03 PM

I used cedar and beech…I did dry it fro a couple months before I started but I removed the bark when it was wet.

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Emidio Falini

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#9 posted 10-09-2016 04:11 PM

Leafherder… I will add a photo of the bottom, I have 1/2 inch ply and blocks to hold it together

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