Beetle Kill Pine Dining Set Table Chairs Bench

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Project by RockyBlue posted 08-02-2012 03:26 PM 4010 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another completed table and chair set made from Blue Stain Pine from Colorado. The table is 42” wide x 7ft long x 32 tall. The top finished at 1.25 thick, with bar top epoxy. The epoxy on this table is the best I’ve done so far, and I finally found a good product to use which made a huge difference. The legs on the table and bench are tapered per customer request, and I actually like the look. The chairs were built with Domino joints and measure 18 tall x 18 wide x 18 deep with a 24” backrest tilted at 6 degrees. The 3 slats follow a curve in the backrest. The bench is 60” long x 17 wide and 18 tall. Finish on all is Watco Danish oil.
I’ve found that most people who contact me want dining sets, so I need to speed up the chair process. These 5 chairs took approx 25 hours to complete. The domino cutter was a major help, but I still have some streamlining to do.

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

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#1 posted 08-02-2012 03:33 PM

Great looking set you have made here. Love the blue pine you used, I need to find a project to use some of this.

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

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#2 posted 08-02-2012 03:35 PM

As usual you did a beautiful work

-- Bert

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#3 posted 08-02-2012 03:46 PM

What epoxy product did you settle on?

As always your work is beautiful. I haven’t tried chairs yet but it’s coming.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 08-02-2012 03:46 PM

I love this table and chair set!

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#5 posted 08-02-2012 03:52 PM

Great that you’re finding a niche. Do you have patterns cut for your projects? Don’t hurry too much and say no. Above all don’t push to finish, Tiredness causes mistakes. Your making a place for the Beatle Kill Pine in the world! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 08-02-2012 04:02 PM

i really love that you use the pine that has been killed and would become the result of a fire or just rot, you take this beautiful wood and make beautiful furniture out of it…grand job.

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

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#7 posted 08-02-2012 04:02 PM

Beautiful work.

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

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#8 posted 08-02-2012 04:28 PM

By recommendation of fellow LJ Trimworxinc I settled on epoxy from Aero Marine and I use the 300/21 mixture
Works great and has very little odor.

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

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#9 posted 08-03-2012 07:08 AM

Great job, looks really really good!!
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#10 posted 08-03-2012 02:49 PM

Your work with blue pine is simply amazing

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#12 posted 08-07-2012 02:50 PM

Great Job!

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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