Recyled Maple slabs

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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 08-28-2011 04:33 AM 1566 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is some photos of a Maple Coffee table i did from some Maple I have had laying around collecting dust so I did the table and last yr I did a wall shelf using some maple from same tree.
Thanks for looking

-- Grandpaj

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#1 posted 08-28-2011 05:37 AM

I like it.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#2 posted 08-28-2011 01:19 PM

that’s a fine hunk-a-hunk-a wood

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 08-28-2011 01:24 PM

Where you able to put the slabs thru your dewalt planer? Do you seal the wood, if not will it eventually split? I like the natural look.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#4 posted 08-28-2011 04:09 PM

Yes the slab went in the planner but it took forever to get it down to thickness.Problem was it was ripped with chainsaw so it was high and low until I got it pretty flat. I have three coats of Varathane Diamond wood on it so Im hoping it stays in shape.I have had it drying for about 6 yrs so it should be settled down by now

Thanks for asking and looking all

-- Grandpaj

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#5 posted 08-29-2011 04:06 PM

Nice!! Great job.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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