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1905 New Home Base w/1860 reclaimed Timber Top

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Project by David posted 12-16-2016 02:18 AM 1922 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am very exicted to post this project. because I did not make it. My oldest son Elvis (yes that is his name) has been learning the craft from me, This is his first peice from rough lumber to finish. I just looked over his should and guided when needed. The base is a 1905 or so New Home cast iron and the top is 25”x25” 1860 relaimed yellow southern pine from a barn in Berkeley Massachusette. The base is finished with 3 coats of satin spray lacquer, top is finished with 2 coats of Danish oil, then 4 coats high gloss poly. Very proud of his work and pasion for the craft. Thanks for looking

-- http://littleredshop.net "A man that works with his hands, knows his soul" " Have Fun, Go Fast, and Take Chances for Christ's Sake!!"





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 12-16-2016 02:45 AM

A beautiful piece. Bringing some old board back to life while teaching a young son how it’s done… Priceless! You must be very proud of Elvis. I love the look of the old wood; it goes well with the cast iron. Nice work Elvis! Keep up the good work and congratulations on the success of your first piece.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 12-16-2016 06:35 AM

Sixty-three years ago my grandfather stood a 7 year old up to a turning lathe. He ignited a lifelong passion that has given me thousands of hours of enjoyment and satisfaction. Your table is lovely. Stay with the craft, Elvis!!!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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Lenny

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#3 posted 12-16-2016 09:34 AM

Your boy done good Dave! I guess the apple DOESN’T fall far from the tree. This is a beautiful piece, demonstrates wonderful recycling of lumber and who knows what woodworking path Elvis has begun.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#4 posted 12-16-2016 03:19 PM

very nice

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#5 posted 12-16-2016 11:10 PM

Nice job. I have that same base that I’m making a table as well.

You beat me to it you bum haha.

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