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Project by Monte Pittman posted 02-22-2012 02:47 AM 1793 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is some elm I slabbed out. I am still new to slabbing & making slab furniture. Threw in a couple pictures of an Ash one I just did also. I am picking up all the Elm wood I can get. I think it’s beautiful.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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saw4fun

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#1 posted 02-22-2012 03:41 AM

Another Elm fan! I love it! What kind of Elm is this? It has identical grain to the elm I am familiar with locally but a darker colored heartwood. Nice project!.

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#2 posted 02-22-2012 03:43 AM

I love it!!!!

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#3 posted 02-22-2012 04:00 AM

Breaking out the Elm! Wonderful looking tables. The beauty of Elm is well known. Thank you for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#4 posted 02-22-2012 04:23 AM

I love the rustic look, funny thing I live in Elmwood park, and none of my local sources carry Elm Wood, go figure

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 02-22-2012 05:55 AM

Nice looking table.good job.

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#6 posted 02-22-2012 06:59 AM

I believe it is a Chinese Elm. I helped my parents plant these in the late 1960s. There are 4 of them that need removed now. Main elms available locally are American Elm. Told the Tree Services I work with that I want all the elm they can get me.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 02-22-2012 02:00 PM

I love the grain, and the natural finish. Keep up the good work.

-- Ed- whippetlove@bellsouth.net

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#8 posted 02-22-2012 11:04 PM

Beautiful table

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#9 posted 03-11-2012 04:15 PM

That’s really a nice looking table.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#10 posted 05-01-2014 02:21 PM

Very well done!

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada - https://www.instagram.com/boysbeit/

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#11 posted 05-01-2014 03:23 PM

It’s beautiful wood and a very nice table. Well done, Monte.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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