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Breakfast Trays from Horse Corral Boards

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Project by Ironag posted 03-19-2017 02:25 PM 348 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I acquired some horse corral boards from a farm from the early 1900’s in South Texas with saw marks, faded white paint and chewed edges. After cleaning and milling these boards up I found a nice tight grained Oak of unknown species. Some boards needed a lot more work than others but I ended up with workable stock from 4/4 to 8/4. I also used some highly figured Oak on short ends and some quarter sawn live edge pieces as handles allowing the shape of wood to determine use. I burned in the state of Texas on one to break up the large space. Finished with a few Walnut plugs and I used a walnut stain but afterwards realized I should’ve used a lighter stain so as not to cover the figure in the pieces.

-- Chris- Homebuilder and Woodworker, Love the smell of cut wood.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 03-20-2017 10:19 AM

Awesome ’’country’’ style design! Looks so old and rustic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-23-2017 02:24 PM

Looks awesome! I assume the second picture is some Texas maple syrup? ;)

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Ironag

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#3 posted 03-24-2017 11:27 AM

Rebecca Creek is not only good Texas Whiskey but I loved the shape of the bottle the most.

-- Chris- Homebuilder and Woodworker, Love the smell of cut wood.

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