Walnut and Granite Outdoor Dinning Table Finished!!!

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Project by Ken90712 posted 805 days ago 2834 views 12 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Blondie wondering where her wine is…..

To those of you have been following and helping me thanks a million. Well, I finally finished our Walnut/ Granite outdoor table today. Just in time as my parents from Michigan will be here in Southern California Fri morning. Mom has been dying to see it, so the pressure was on. The finishing process was a long. I used Epifanes boat varnish from Holland. It takes 24 hours between coats although I found 48 hrs. to be better in between wet sanding. I applied 10 coats as recommended. We un-wrapped the new chairs today and had our first glass of wine out there. I’m glad to be done, although it was a fun project from the beginning. Welding up the frame and cutting the granite and making the table was great as I just learned how to weld. I also learned how to make bow tie inlays as well. I sanded up to 2000 and the top is like glass.

I thank all of you for helping through this adventure. Thx for looking.

Hope you like it, and all comments are welcome.

I have 9 part blog if you are interested in this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 805 days ago

Beautiful. Love the design. It came together real nice, you should be proud.

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Jorge Velez

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#2 posted 805 days ago

very nice table! like the wood!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#4 posted 805 days ago

Been watching this and the result is worth all the work… fabulous… good on ya mate…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 805 days ago

Fantastic table!!!

-- Nancy

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#6 posted 805 days ago

That is a fantastic table. It looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 805 days ago

It’s Finished…

.. and He said “it was Good” and it was Good…

Beautiful JOB!

Really looks SO COOL in it’s final setting…!!

Now, to be enjoyed during its first Summer!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#8 posted 805 days ago

What a Beauty!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Ted, TX or PA

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#9 posted 805 days ago

So fantastic..just incredible. Great work!

-- Comfortably covered in dust

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#10 posted 805 days ago

Yep, It turned out wonderfully! Ten coats of Epiphanes: if that doesn’t protect it nothing will. You should be very proud of this one.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 805 days ago

Beautifil design Ken.

Well done indeed. Tx for the blog as well.

-- Back home. Fernando

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#12 posted 805 days ago

Great looking design and build, Ken!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#13 posted 805 days ago

Stellar job!!!
Very nice. I’m sure your glad to be done.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#14 posted 805 days ago

Beautiful design and great execution. Its so much more rewarding when every aspect of the project is created by you, by that I mean the welding job as well and the butterfly inlays, all of which are awesome. Well Done & Done Well.

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

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#15 posted 805 days ago

what a fantastic table, you made that walnut and rock just shine, all of the beauty of both are perfect, where is the 9 part blog, did i miss it..i guess i better check your home page…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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