LumberJocks

Beetle Kill Pine Coffee Table Saw

  • Advertise with us
Project by RockyBlue posted 1295 days ago 4670 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project. It was a test table to see what my dining room table will look like with a two man saw inlay. This was made from Beetle Kill pine from Colorado and the 4’ saw is from Bangor, Maine, home of America’s first sawmill. I routered out a pocket for it to sit in and coated it with 3 layers of bar top resin. The Beetle trails can be seen in the edges. The dining room table will be 7’x4’ and have (2) 6’ two man saw blades inlayed into the 3” thick top.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com





19 comments so far

View Manitario's profile

Manitario

2262 posts in 1485 days


#1 posted 1295 days ago

This is an awesome table. I love the inlayed saw and the giant slabs of pine. Great work!

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

View Jonathan's profile

Jonathan

2603 posts in 1652 days


#2 posted 1295 days ago

Wow, that is sharp!

Sorry, couldn’t resist.

Very cool idea you’ve shared with us here.

I’ll be curious to see how the next one turns out.

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

View bamasawduster's profile

bamasawduster

314 posts in 2196 days


#3 posted 1295 days ago

Definitely cutting edge woodwork.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

View woodenpearls's profile

woodenpearls

1 post in 1295 days


#4 posted 1295 days ago

Beautiful! I’d love to build one of these – if only I had a chalet to put it in!

-- If only my body could keep up with my brain...

View cabmaker's profile

cabmaker

1287 posts in 1411 days


#5 posted 1295 days ago

I like it alot. Clever. Did you inlay tight to teeth,etc. or oversize rebate. Either way, nice.Never mind I went back and looked at your pics.

View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Dick, & Barb Cain

8693 posts in 2901 days


#6 posted 1295 days ago

A great way to make use of an old saw!

Very nice!

I have quite a few of them old saws.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

View TJ65's profile

TJ65

1354 posts in 1652 days


#7 posted 1295 days ago

View degoose's profile

degoose

6976 posts in 1956 days


#8 posted 1295 days ago

S awesome.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

View kcrandy's profile

kcrandy

285 posts in 2034 days


#9 posted 1295 days ago

I never saw a saw saw until I saw a saw saw in arkansas to make a table saw.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

View kcrandy's profile

kcrandy

285 posts in 2034 days


#10 posted 1295 days ago

I never saw a saw saw until I saw a saw saw in arkansas to make a table saw.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

View Chip's profile

Chip

1904 posts in 2694 days


#11 posted 1295 days ago

Simply fantastic pieces. Primitive yet architectural. The saw idea is awesome. Wonderful work!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

View racerglen's profile

racerglen

2254 posts in 1382 days


#12 posted 1295 days ago

I’m in awe ! what a wonderful piece !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

View DGunn's profile

DGunn

73 posts in 2356 days


#13 posted 1295 days ago

I never saw one of these before.

All kidding aside, that table is great. How did you join the legs to the stretchers?

View JCantin's profile

JCantin

130 posts in 2014 days


#14 posted 1294 days ago

Are there any good resources out there on using epoxy resin in this type of application? Do you need to build a form to keep it from running off the edges? What do you do, if anything, to finish the edges once you are done?

View dbray45's profile

dbray45

2482 posts in 1378 days


#15 posted 1294 days ago

The new table will be 6’ long and 3” thick? So, you have a forklift in your dining room to move the new table?

Just be careful, it is very easy to get injured moving that kind of weight.

-- David in Damascus, MD

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase