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Live Edge Pine Buffet/Desk

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Project by Freed62 posted 03-21-2017 07:49 PM 574 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend wanted a buffet/desk for their family room and gave me free range. I decided the environment needed a live edge floating anchor under their picture shelves. A quick trip to a local saw mill netted a nice wide pine slab that met the length, interest and width requirements.

Sanding, minimal altering of the edge profile, a nice honey stain and a strong epoxy high gloss finish to the slab. Then mounted it using brackets (hidden) and a couple of flat black painted over range kitchen cabinets for storage completed the floating effect. They were ecstatic about the transformation. I felt like living room crashers with the reveal!

-- Dave, I make things from wood, what is your superpower?





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canadianchips

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#1 posted 03-21-2017 11:28 PM

Gotta like this one. Nice work.
Your friend should be very happy as well !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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frankie voyles

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#2 posted 03-22-2017 10:51 AM

love the live edge slab touch. wonderful job!

-- frankie v

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#3 posted 03-22-2017 01:05 PM

A nice touch with the floating cabinet effect. Well done.

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#4 posted 03-22-2017 01:38 PM

This is a very creative piece and you used some nice wood and did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Freed62

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#5 posted 03-22-2017 06:21 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words. Yes my friend is quite happy with the finished product and I am looking at other live edge projects to take on for myself. Perhaps some live edge walnut crotch end tables…

-- Dave, I make things from wood, what is your superpower?

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