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Project by Kenny2946 posted 01-15-2018 12:24 AM 645 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased the walnut under the impression that they were butternut from a local sawyer. I had them stacked in the shop for about a year. I then took a hand plane to it and discovered 2 of the three were walnut and the other log was butternut. Since they are pretty well checked, I decided this was the best option. The pine came from my backyard.

-- Kenny, New York





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 01-15-2018 04:13 AM

I think you could sit on it and it would not break, even dance a jig. walnut looks great.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 01-15-2018 12:02 PM

heck of a log errr table

NICE !!

-- 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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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 01-15-2018 05:09 PM

It’s very creative. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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leafherder

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#4 posted 01-15-2018 06:03 PM

I would be going back to that sawyer to see if he had any other misidentified wood. Around here walnut is expensive. Great table, thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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