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Walnut Dining Table. 7’ Long 39 wide. Cocobolo butterflies. Spar urethane finish.
3000.00 delivered to NYC
-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com
Jan 10, 2011
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#1 posted 01-10-2011 10:23 PM
Nice, but sounds under priced to me…
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#2 posted 01-10-2011 11:01 PM
Hi & Thank You!
I know it is. & I’ve said it before…. I am not trying to win any awards, just trying to feed my family. I could get more but would end up waiting too long between jobs. When I do get overwelmed with work the price goes up. Catch me in a dry spell & well … ya know. It doesnt hapen often though. I am booked solid through march now.
hanks again, Ted.
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#3 posted 01-10-2011 11:53 PM
Ted, Nice to see you! Glad you are busy working and making a living! Hope to get up there and see you soon!
-- 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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#4 posted 01-11-2011 01:20 AM
Very cool. Walnut is one of my favorites. I will build a live edge walnut table soon.
-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info
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#5 posted 01-11-2011 01:55 AM
That is too wonderful!! -post a tutorial on the butterfly dohickeys for rivergirl and me!
-- ~christine @ used2btrees
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#6 posted 01-11-2011 03:28 AM
Awesome table, Is Spar urethane food safe? Safe to cut on? What is used on cutting boards? This table is so cool!! Why do you use Spar urethane on tables?
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#7 posted 04-27-2011 04:15 PM
Ted,Great table. I’m in the middle of my first one. Can you recommend the best way to finish it?Thanks
#8 posted 04-27-2011 05:55 PM
Hi all & thanks!
I use spar urethane because with that you wouldnt need coasters for hot or wet cups & glasses. No its not food safe to cut on. There is a product called “salad bowl finish” & others. But then you would be using coasters.
For your first table I would use a tung oil or danish oil for starters. I use these at customers request & JFF ar times. Its a lot more forgiving than spar urethane. good luck.
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