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Reclaimed Red Oak Countertop

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Project by Porter Barn Wood posted 11-19-2012 03:28 AM 2779 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a project where we wanted to make the old wood look new. We have a pile of red oak I’ve been making countertops and tables from. Here I laminated a bunch of 3/4×2” strips together to create a long grain butcher block countertop. It sure is nice having a widebelt sander for projects like these.

-- Thomas Porter - Porter Barn Wood





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#1 posted 11-19-2012 04:10 AM

Very jealous of the wide belt sander. Sure makes for a nice table top.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#2 posted 11-19-2012 08:36 AM

Really nice job

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

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#3 posted 11-19-2012 01:46 PM

That is simply gorgeous! Nice work!

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#4 posted 11-19-2012 02:45 PM

Beautiful.

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#5 posted 11-19-2012 04:08 PM

You effortlessly succeeded in your goal!

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#6 posted 11-19-2012 04:52 PM

Well done, looks great.

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

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#7 posted 11-19-2012 06:44 PM

Gorgeous! I am green with envy, if only I had a belt sander right now…

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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#8 posted 11-19-2012 08:05 PM

What band saw did you use to laminate the wood? I wish I have belt sander.
By the way, you did that very well.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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