My first rustic log table

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Project by Anthony Finelli posted 1378 days ago 1793 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first rustic log table I ever made…its about three years old and I had the greatest time building it. I liked it so much I built my parents one just like it. The legs are some black walnut trees I got from a friend who works as a contractor for the power company. He travels all over the area and cuts trees, limbs, etc.. away from the lines and when he gets good stuff he brings it back for me !!! The top is a 3 1/2” pine slab stained dark walnut and finished with about 8 coats of gloss poly. I hope to get my hands on a nice piece of walnut (1-1.5” thick) to replace the poplar board I am using as a shelf, that stuff is hard to get in upstate new york…thanks for looking folks!!

-- Salem, New York "Find something you love to do and you will never have to work another day of your life"

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#1 posted 1378 days ago

Nice job on this rustic table! I never stain my wood, but I like this stain on your table. Can’t wait to see what else you build!

-- 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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#2 posted 1378 days ago

You know when you get rivergirl’s endorsement on your rustic furniture that you have done a great job.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#3 posted 1378 days ago

A simple style with the rustic flare, great looking table!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#4 posted 1378 days ago

Well done looks solid!

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

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#5 posted 1376 days ago

Real Nice. Well done. Rustic is my favorite.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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