Beetle Kill Pine Slab Coffee Table

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Project by RockyBlue posted 03-10-2011 06:58 AM 6647 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the twin of the one I built with the saw inlayed into it (minus the saw). It is similar size with the 3” thick top and 4” legs. I drilled my own pocket holes in the aprons to attach the top( before I had my Kreg jig) with my radial drill press. See my “Table saw” for details on the shinny finish.

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

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#1 posted 03-10-2011 12:59 PM

Very nice table ’’RockyBlue’’!!!

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#2 posted 03-10-2011 05:45 PM

Live edge with high glossy finish… COOL

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

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#3 posted 03-10-2011 06:04 PM

I like it! Very Nice!!

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#4 posted 03-10-2011 08:03 PM

This is really nice, and I was just considering the bar top finish for something, so timely info as well. thanks!

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#5 posted 03-10-2011 10:58 PM

Beautiful looking table, love the wood.

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#6 posted 03-11-2011 11:14 PM

nice….... cool designs.

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#7 posted 03-11-2011 11:56 PM

Nice looking table. Can you explain how you do your tops? Very nicely done.

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#8 posted 03-12-2011 01:24 AM

What a beautiful use of wood that would otherwise have to be burned to kill the beetles. I’ve got a bunch of bark beetle kill on my property and this gives me some ideas to use it for something other than creating a great big fire in the late fall.

Great job!

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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