Old Hickory 1&2

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Project by Clint Searl posted 12-23-2012 06:16 PM 1533 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A shagbark hickory fell in our woods. It was partly hollow, so I saved a couple chunks and made side tables. Beetles got under the bark and their larvae left lots of trails. No finish; just an oil stain. Circle of glass set in the top. 18” tall

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 06:26 PM

This is truley a unique piece, a decorators dream for sure.
Good save, I admire your eye.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 08:54 PM

Solid looking. I like using the glass in the top.

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

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 10:20 PM

Good eye.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 01:03 AM

Instant table. Kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 05:16 PM

They look great, I really like the trails and the knot holes

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 07:35 PM

You did this well. Love the look and the bare bones finish. Great job.

I’ve got shag bark hickory nuts in the freezer (ummmmmm) from the trees around my house. So sweet a nut but a tedious harvesting job!

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

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 07:54 PM

The resident squirrels around here don’t leave any for us mere mortals.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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