Reclaimed pine table

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Project by Kaleb the Swede posted 01-27-2017 10:16 PM 975 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a housewarming gift for my brother and sister in law. They purchased an almost 150 year old house so I thought this would fit for them. The wood came from an old house I helped tear down and from an old airport hanger being dismantled close by where I live. The wood was old growth pine at least over one hundred years old.

6 feet long.
30 inches wide
30 inches tall

Water based poly (first time spraying)

Thanks in advance for comments

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#1 posted 01-28-2017 02:18 AM

Love it. I would fill the cracks on a dining table but well done.

-- Rick M,

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#2 posted 01-28-2017 03:48 AM

Looks cool. I hope you didn’t fully glue the bread board ends. Must allow for movement. You would have

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#3 posted 01-28-2017 06:18 AM

I like that, it has character and an elegant design!

Similar to this out of new lumber!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Kaleb the Swede

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#4 posted 01-28-2017 10:04 AM

Thanks a million guys. The cracks are filled with epoxy and black chalk Rick.

Andy, I didn’t glue the whole breadboard. I was careful with that. Thanks again

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#5 posted 01-28-2017 02:28 PM

Looking good Kaleb. Hope all is well with you and yours.


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#6 posted 01-28-2017 04:02 PM

beautiful table i like the finish

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#7 posted 01-28-2017 06:41 PM

You really did a nice job on this table.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 01-28-2017 08:26 PM

Nice Table

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#9 posted 01-29-2017 05:19 AM

Very nice table, I find great joy in seeing such projects where wood is given a second life. The wood imperfections cracks and all give it a lot of character and makes it so unique. Great job.

-- "It's always a good idea to copy a good (wood project) idea" author unknown

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 01-30-2017 02:08 AM

Real nice table, Kaleb!!
that wood lives again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 10-05-2017 07:56 PM

This is a beautiul table, really like the natural coloring through the middle and the wedged tenons.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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