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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 879 days ago 872 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been a fun project and thanks to a fellow woodworker ray Vile from PA steered me onto Min Wax natural stain. I did the top and skirts in it and did legs Golden Oak

-- Grandpaj





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 879 days ago

Love that table, rustic, with natural curves and looks solid enough to hold a Buick.

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

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grandpasworkshop

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#2 posted 879 days ago

Sorry I drive a 300 chrysler thanks http://lumberjocks.com/projects/62322#

-- Grandpaj

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Roger

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#3 posted 879 days ago

that is some serious heft. and very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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grandpasworkshop

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#4 posted 879 days ago

Thanks a bunch Rog I have four or five more 10 footers .Toothpicks or WHAT

-- Grandpaj

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ray vile

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#5 posted 879 days ago

Hi Jens, thanks for the plug. I have a great idea for the remaining boards, cut them all up into about 4’ lengths and ship them to Philly.

-- RV

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dubsaloon

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#6 posted 879 days ago

I love the rustic style and the live edges.

-- 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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grandpasworkshop

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#7 posted 878 days ago

Thanks . I would have it no other way

-- Grandpaj

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Tycho998

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#8 posted 877 days ago

Wow, that is one heck of a table top. How long did it take to dry out before you could use it?

-- Wayne, Cornwall, Ont

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grandpasworkshop

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#9 posted 877 days ago

Actually I cut trees 5 -6 yrs ago and they have been under cover for quite some time.I just ran out of work in shop so said to wife I was going to build a table and of course it was dry now so I would think that maybe after 1st yr it was fine to work with.Im debating whether to spray lacquer over it or just leave alone. I do have 4 more 20×10 foot slabs left to work with so who knows what will be next. This picture is wha

t I started with

-- Grandpaj

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