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Project by dougdeg posted 1494 days ago 2533 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Heres the last redwood slab i have,
These slabs were dug up at a excavation site for a foundation out in CA., nice find.We made this large coffee table that is 36” wide and 64” long stands 18” tall and is a full 3” thick.
We added a few walnut butterflys into the top for additional beauty and stability for the couple of end checks.
Sanding this one was fun wouldn’t fit through the planer, so had to get out the hand planer to flatten the top,
We leveled two nice size cedar stumps to finish it off.
Wife applied 10 coats of minwax hand rubbed poly to the top and wow what a piece.

Ame out looking good.
but very heavy.

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture, www.cedar-stuff.com





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grizzman

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#1 posted 1494 days ago

now that belongs in my living room…beautiful job…beautiful wood…love it….want it…....why isnt it here yet…lol…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1494 days ago

Unique and cool wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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swirt

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#3 posted 1494 days ago

Very nice. i like the stumps. Well done.

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

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1494 days ago

You have a gift! I looked at some of your other projects as well. Very Nice! What would you recommened on finishing thses slabs with? I plan on bulding a coffee table once I get down to meet Socalwood and wasnt sure what you use. How do you fasten the base to to the top as well.
Thx in advance, again great work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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cdbridge39

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#5 posted 1493 days ago

awesome coffee table, keep up the good work.

-- 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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Skylark53

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#6 posted 1493 days ago

Wow! I saw one just a few days ago of CA. redwood that the owner said is several years old. It looks super too.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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mcoyfrog

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#7 posted 1488 days ago

WOW nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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