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Project by Huckleberry posted 1518 days ago 2161 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At 84” by 44” this table will sit a large family. I made this out of #2 common ash so I could get that “reclaimed” look. This was the first time I have used such a low grade of wood and I am certain it will be the last. I never have had wood that freaked out like this stuff did during humidity changes. One day everything was nice and straight and the next I had Maloof rockers.

-- Something that goes unnoticed will never be remembered.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1518 days ago

That’s some table and ash should be really durable too. great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Blair Helgason

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#2 posted 1518 days ago

Considering what you had to deal with, this worked out great, I don’t think you’re giving yourself enough credit. Do you know the species at all, the legs almost look like red oak and the top maybe pine or something? Wood identification really isn’t my strength. Nice job anyways.

-- Blair

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#3 posted 1518 days ago

Now THATS a big table

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1518 days ago

Thats a nice table

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 1518 days ago

Sounds like you had troubles Huck but a good result.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 1518 days ago

It looks great from here ! Did you use a Walnut stain on the Ash ? I got a good laugh out of your wood movement description : )

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Huckleberry

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#7 posted 1518 days ago

Yes I used dark walnut stain on ash looked really nice too. I also shot the top with a new lacquer I found since this was going into a home that has a special needs child in it. I filled all of the knots with a glue and saw dust filler, on the big knots I used epoxy. Gonna have a quick tip on that here shortly.

-- Something that goes unnoticed will never be remembered.

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jayjay

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#8 posted 1515 days ago

That’s beautiful. Very well done.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 1484 days ago

for a Marloof rocker that table don´t look so bad…....LOL
thank´s for sharing

Dennis

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