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Project by RockyBlue posted 744 days ago 2307 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This small table has 2 live edges with a beautifully colored top. The top measures 23” square and is 23” tall. The legs are 3×3 turned with a 3.5”x1.75” apron. Finish is Watco and Deft laquer.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 744 days ago

Love the streaks in the top. That’s what it’s all about, showing what mother nature made. Do you use M&T joints between apron & legs?

-- 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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DocK16

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#2 posted 744 days ago

Beetle Kill Pine; never heard of it but I love it. Your finish broght out this woods natural beauty. Very nice job.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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wseand

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#3 posted 744 days ago

Looking good.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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HalDougherty

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#4 posted 744 days ago

That’s a beautiful piece. What finish did you use?

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Richard

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#5 posted 744 days ago

Very nice indeed, I like the blueness of the beetle killed pine. Too bad it is very rare and it is hard to come by since it doesnt grow in the west anymore. But it does look nice…

Okay Do you think they bought it? Hate to see everyone start using the beetle killed pine.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 744 days ago

Very nice table. Love the grain of the top. Fantastic job on this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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WoodYard

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#7 posted 744 days ago

Great job. Love the wood.

-- Rick Wood TheWoodYard.com

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thecarpentershands

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#8 posted 744 days ago

Very nice look! I love the rustic feel to it. Well done. God bless.

-- Brian M. Sharpe - http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheCarpentersHands

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 744 days ago

You are elevating pine to a whole new level with your beautiful beetle kill projects. This is an especially nice one due to the strong figure/color. Your woodworking/finishing skills are enviable.

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

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dakotawood

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#10 posted 743 days ago

Nice table! Where do you get your wood? I live in SD – which I believe has some of this wood out west in the Black Hills. I’ve never seen anywhere to buy it though.

-- Travis, South Dakota

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juanabee

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#11 posted 743 days ago

Nice Table! One of these days I’m going to try some of that beetle kill pine. It’s just too pretty not to use it. Your table is inspiring, and a pleasure to look at. Tastefully done RockyBlue – it really shows off the beauty of the wood. Sort of makes you feel like you’re part of nature just to look at it.

-- "Life's nonsense pierces us with strange relation." Wallace Stevens

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scrollingmom

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#12 posted 743 days ago

Love the table and the size. Pretty piece of wood, lots of character.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Joe Lyddon

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#13 posted 743 days ago

COOL table!

Beautiful!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Nicki

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#14 posted 646 days ago

Nice table

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