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Project by bowtie posted 859 days ago 1741 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a picnic table I built from 2 cedar trees cut down by county workers.

I cut 4 eight foot logs about 8” in diameter and sawed them for this table.The table is 8 feet long .

Finish is minwax spar urethane. Love that cedar!

Thanks for looking

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com





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NormG

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#1 posted 859 days ago

Congrats on the find and nice table

-- Norman

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bowtie

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#2 posted 859 days ago

I should edit above statement, its april 17th this year.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 859 days ago

Nice table, I have never seen one with such nice looking red cedar. What’s the finish?

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

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maddawg308

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#4 posted 859 days ago

Very nice color in them boards. Cool!

-- Plank says: "If you're a little board, might as well get hammered!"

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bowtie

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#5 posted 859 days ago

Martyroc, It’s finished with Minwax Helmsman spar urethane, gives the sapwood a slight amber glow but allows the red to show thru beautifly.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#6 posted 859 days ago

Thanks bowtie, the wood is just naturally beautiful as is, but very nice with the sheen on it.

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

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#7 posted 858 days ago

Stunning finish. It would be nice to see a picture further back. Great stuff.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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