log kitchen table

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Project by rivergirl posted 08-20-2010 05:24 PM 2484 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a log kitchenette table. Pine slab top- live edge, log base. I still need to put the finish on- simple clear polyurethane. I take terrible photos- sorry for the poor quality. :( Like the picnic table I used logs that I cut and dried, and slab pine donated by my neighbor that he had stored in his garage. After I had the table finished, my daughter claimed it, however her boyfriend is 6’4” tall so I had to add the bottom logs to raise up the table so he can fit under it. LOL I guess that’s the beauty of rustic furniture….......

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#1 posted 08-20-2010 05:28 PM

I love the natural edge tables.
You do very well with the tools you have.
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#2 posted 08-20-2010 06:08 PM

Just read your profile. Welcome! These projects are pretty cool, working with what you have available to you, in tools and material. I say well done and a great example for beginners, what you can do with limited resources. These look very well made…................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 08-20-2010 06:39 PM

Excellent work, rivergirl, on all of your posted projects. Keep it up.
By the way, feel free to post pictures of some of your Arts & Crafts stuff. There’s a lot of us here who like to see how some of the oldtimers put stuff together also.
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#4 posted 08-20-2010 06:47 PM

very nice

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#5 posted 08-20-2010 07:28 PM

Great use of natural timbers.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#6 posted 08-20-2010 07:50 PM

Thank you all. I have a few pics of my furniture and will try and take some more later. I have some limbert and some stickely and some really cool built ins of mahogany that are orginal to the house. I also have some chairs, a settle and a bookcase custom made for me by a friend in British Columbia. He does the most beautiful work with quarter sawn oak/amonia fuming.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#7 posted 08-24-2010 03:21 PM

This also is good and it looks like it might have been fun to build.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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