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Project by rustednail posted 1144 days ago 1619 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We were contacted to build a table that was to be placed on a spring porch in Calhoun, Ga. The client wanted a large table that could sit her entire family(kids and grand kids). What we ended up with was a table that is 3’ wide by 10’ long. The top took many hours of sanding and planing to ensure flatness, but turned out really well. The wood used for the top is really unique, especially the piece that clearly shows the branches etc.(I still have not figured out why and how that is)

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com





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yooper

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#1 posted 1144 days ago

Very nice. I really like the rugged look.

-- Jeff, CT - better late then never

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#2 posted 1144 days ago

Very very nice. What did you finish it with?

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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rustednail

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#3 posted 1144 days ago

We used a teak oil finish on this one

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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#4 posted 1143 days ago

Great job!! Nice design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 1115 days ago

nice. i’m getting ready to build one out of reclaimed wood.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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Ben Simms

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#6 posted 847 days ago

This is a beautiful table. i click on this every time it pops up in a project search.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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