Log dinner table

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Project by Monte McCoy posted 1539 days ago 2479 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed this log dinner table my brother wanted to give his wife for their anniversary . It has aspen legs and cross members and a beetle kill pine top. I used a self leveling finish on the top and poly on the legs.
The pictures dont really do it justice but it turned out great. It is 3’6” wide and 6’ long.

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#1 posted 1539 days ago

When I clicked on this thread and it opened I said aloud “OH WOW” that is excellent and I would be proud to have built a table that looks that good. Exceptional.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#2 posted 1539 days ago

that is so cool great job

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#3 posted 1539 days ago

That top is beautiful you’re sister in law will be proud,I know I would be…........Schloemoe

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#4 posted 1539 days ago

Very nice indeed, I like using the beetle killed pine in my projects. I like how you alternated the boards on the top. I am guessing this is lodgepole pine? Or is it something else? Your creativity is evident in this table.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#5 posted 1539 days ago

This is beautiful. I love the contrasting colors and the rustic design. I also really like the use of less commonly-used (but common) woods. Beetle-kill: not just for fires any more.

-- Why make it easy when you can make it difficult?

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#6 posted 1539 days ago

lovely table and very interesting use of knotty branches for cross braces. Your brother will certainly cherish this table! thanks for posting.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#7 posted 1539 days ago

That’s totally cool! We have a pizza place here that has similar looking table tops. Even the bathroom sinks are mounted in counters like that.

-- Tony -

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#8 posted 1539 days ago

Ohhh my, just beautiful wood, design, and craftsmanship.

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#9 posted 1539 days ago

that piece looks fantastic…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#10 posted 1539 days ago

A really great table – a work of art! I’ve got a lot of red and white pine. thanks for the inspiration.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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