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Project by RusticElements posted 2320 days ago 1191 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After my wife saw the BBQ table, she decided we needed a new dinning table (the old one was pretty tired). We went shopping for a suitable piece of marble and found this beautiful piece of blue marble exactly the right size. We only had to have them cut 1/8” off one end to remove a chip. We brought it home, I wrapped some mahogany decking around it and vuala.

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2320 days ago

Excellent looking table!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 2320 days ago

I’ll 2nd that notion ! Excellent looking table. Really artistic design. Marble center pops.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2320 days ago

Michael,

This is a very nice table. How did you finish the table?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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againstthegrain

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#4 posted 2320 days ago

I am hoping to finish mine in the next day or so. Well done!

-- Anchul - Warrensburg, MO: As a Pastor, I am just trying to get closer to Jesus. He was a woodworker too.

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2320 days ago

Michael you do quality work. I really like this table – the finish is top notch.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2320 days ago

Whew, that is simply stunning. Good job.

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RusticElements

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#7 posted 2320 days ago

Thanks for the kind words guys.

Scott: I used 2 or 3 coats (don’t remember now, it was ~5-6 years ago but I still have the can) of ZAR exterior polyurethane on the wood and a marble sealer on the stone. The ZAR seems to be indestructible.

The BBQ table was pretty much my first “wood working” project and this was my second. I’m a stone sculptor and I’ve done general construction, but I wouldn’t call construction wood working. I won’t point out the many errors in this table ;).

The best thing about this table? I had to buy a 10” Makita sliding compound miter saw in order to do it. Sounded like a good excuse at the time :o.

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 2319 days ago

Beautiful, just gorgeous, that is a work of art. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Billinmich

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#9 posted 2317 days ago

Good job, I like the marble ,really sets off the mahogany

-- Bill in Mich

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#10 posted 2173 days ago

W O W !!! The finish really caught my eye as I was browsing thru the projects and then come to find out that there was Marble involved as well was the real kicker !!!! Great job indeed : )

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