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Project by Dutchy posted 11-05-2017 05:44 PM 1247 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made this table from reclaimed oak. The legs are painted RAL 9001. The table top is treated with a lye in combination with white chalk powder. After the chalk was dry and rubbed off it has got a lacquer finish.

Thanks for watching.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/





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htl

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#1 posted 11-05-2017 06:33 PM

Really nice project, and it really stands out with the darker furniture.
Are the painted legs metal or wood, it doesn’t matter but just wondering.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#2 posted 11-05-2017 06:44 PM

You are one talented guy Dutchy…........
well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 11-05-2017 06:56 PM

Super nice, nice to see old discarded wood displaying it original beauty.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 11-05-2017 06:58 PM

This is a very nice coffee table. Nice work!

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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Dutchy

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#5 posted 11-05-2017 07:23 PM

Thanks!

htl...........wood.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dee1

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#6 posted 11-05-2017 07:31 PM

Well now we know what you have been up to? was wondering why we have not heard much from you
Well done very nice project. beautiful table
Dee1

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 11-05-2017 07:51 PM

Nice and precise. It’s Duthcy!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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recycle1943

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#8 posted 11-05-2017 07:55 PM

Dynamite !! The qs end board looks great

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#9 posted 11-05-2017 08:16 PM

Dutchy, That looks like it came direct from some high end furniture store…beautiful!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#10 posted 11-05-2017 08:17 PM

Real Nice Piece I love that Top

-- TomB

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#11 posted 11-05-2017 08:23 PM

Nice looking table. Great job. Thanks for sharing.

Tell me more about the “lye in combination with white chalk powder”...

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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Dutchy

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#12 posted 11-05-2017 08:30 PM


Tell me more about the “lye in combination with white chalk powder”...

- cracknpop

WOCA DENMARK

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#13 posted 11-05-2017 08:33 PM

Thanks all for your nice words.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#14 posted 11-05-2017 09:43 PM

Beautiful top Dutchy. Checked out your WOCA DEMNARK link above and watched their video (beats reading). I was apprehensive after painting but was impressed after it dried and “sanded/polished”. I can now understand your great finish/colour…

Another top job and as crowie said (or something to the effect)... straight out of a show room!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#15 posted 11-06-2017 02:44 AM

Nice table. Really like the finish.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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