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Here is a counter top I did for a friend of mine a few years back. It is made from hickory and trimmed in walnut. It looked pretty good in his log cabin.
-- Steven - "Good enough for who it's for!"
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#1 posted 01-13-2011 05:13 AM
Beautiful… very nice.
-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada
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#2 posted 01-13-2011 06:29 AM
Great looking counter area, I like all the colors.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#3 posted 01-14-2011 02:07 AM
great looking work. the fact it’s made of two of my favorite woods helps me like it even more.keep it up, btks
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#4 posted 01-15-2011 07:29 AM
A great looking counter! Absolutely georgeous. I’m getting ready to start on a very similar project—i.e. to build a counter-top/breakfast bar behind and over my existing counters. (Now I’m really inspired!) Judging from the electrical recepticles in your photos, it appears that your hickory counter sits on top of a short wall behind your cabinets. How did you attach the hickory boards to the wall (or whatever it is) below it?
-- Howard - "Time spent making sawdust is not deducted from one's lifetime." - old Scottish proverb
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#5 posted 07-18-2016 02:54 PM
Steven, that looks great. Good execution.
I’m surprised to see it framed in. How are you accounting for seasonal movement? Has it held up?
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