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Project by JWCoffer posted 1481 days ago 1239 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grandpa saved this slice from the trunk of downed Alaskan spruce, so I decided it would make a neat table. The legs are post oak limbs that are attached with dowel screws.

-- JW Coffer





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Mary Anne

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#1 posted 1481 days ago

Nice looking table. There is some pretty grain in there. What did you use to finish it?
A piece with some family history is extra special.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1481 days ago

I like it neat design well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1481 days ago

Looks nice, welcome to LJ!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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lilredweldingrod

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#4 posted 1481 days ago

Very well done. I really like the grain. Welcome to LJ. Rand

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 1481 days ago

This is great looking. I’ve made a couple table tops using slabs and plan to do it again with some trees we have having to cut in our yard now. I saw one today that a couple bought many, many years ago-it is redwood with the bark still on, a fantastic finish and legs similar to yours. Thanks for shaing and welcome to LJs!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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cdbridge39

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#6 posted 1480 days ago

nice tabletop, I just got some pecan that I’m going to slab up into table tops.

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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swirt

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#7 posted 1480 days ago

Looks great. Did you take it all down with the belt sander?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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JWCoffer

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#8 posted 1479 days ago

Thank you for the compliments, everyone.

To finish it, I put on a couple coats of minwax “Early American” (I think, I don’t remember) and a coat of polyurethane.

I took it all down with the belt sander. That took a while.

-- JW Coffer

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