Table from dead standing wood

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Project by Puupaja posted 02-09-2011 10:44 AM 2364 views 9 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

North of Finland (Lapland) we have these old pines which has dead long time ago, heart wood of these pine is so full pitch that they don´t rot only surface get nice gray. Customer delivered couple small logs from Lapland because they wanted to have dining table that suit for their logcabin, it stand just beside of Santa Claus home…


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#1 posted 02-09-2011 10:56 AM

nice to know that “crazy” still has geographical challenges


I like it

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#2 posted 02-09-2011 12:42 PM

Great looking table! Nice use of reclaimed logs !

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#3 posted 02-09-2011 01:57 PM

that is a nice table and a lot better than throwing that nice wood to the side.


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#4 posted 02-09-2011 03:22 PM

That pine has some nice color.
Creative use, I like the solid look!

-- Doug...

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#5 posted 02-09-2011 05:51 PM

Wow. That’s a nice table. I love the rustic look and the pine looks great.
Nice job

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#6 posted 02-09-2011 08:22 PM

Love wood in its natural shape format. Not sure if it would look better with a redish finish on the gray side, it’s worth experimenting.

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#7 posted 02-09-2011 08:44 PM

Fantastic style. I like the way the grey wood at the edges flows right into the endgrain grey of the legs.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#8 posted 02-09-2011 11:25 PM

Very cool design, love the look.

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#9 posted 02-10-2011 01:42 AM

very well done Buddy … great looking material.

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#10 posted 02-10-2011 03:41 AM

That’s a great looking table. I really like how all of the outside edges roll down and the legs match that same rounded look. What kind of joinery did you use?

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#11 posted 02-10-2011 05:30 AM

Thank´s for everybody, usually I don´t prefer pine much but when it´s old enought it ok. Joinery is just made with birch plugs.


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#12 posted 02-11-2011 04:32 AM

That is such a big piece to have planed down so perfectly and so squared up! It is just beautiful!

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#13 posted 06-08-2011 02:32 AM

Now thats one nice table!

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