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Project by Monte Pittman posted 917 days ago 1272 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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability





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saw4fun

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#1 posted 917 days ago

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!.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood! Rastus NE www.nativelumber.net

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RibsBrisket4me

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dubsaloon

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#3 posted 917 days ago

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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Martyroc

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#4 posted 917 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#5 posted 917 days ago

Nice looking table.good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 917 days ago

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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Edward Pickney

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#7 posted 917 days ago

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

-- Ed- whippetlove@bellsouth.net

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doncutlip

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#8 posted 917 days ago

Beautiful table

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Todd Barrone

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#9 posted 899 days ago

That’s really a nice looking table.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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Lalloos

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#10 posted 118 days ago

Very well done!

-- A poor workman blames his tools;either he learn to use them,or find better tools.Woodwork is good work;idle hands are the devils playthings.

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 118 days ago

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

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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