Beetle Kill Pine Blue Stain Trestle Table

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Project by RockyBlue posted 01-05-2013 04:28 PM 7271 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this 72”x36” trestle table for someone in Washington. The top has epoxy coating and all other parts have danish oil and water based poly. It bolts and screws together so I can ship it on a pallet. I kinda like the modern clean lines of this design, even though I’m a live edge type of guy. Pretty easy to build, just 4 pieces. Thanks for looking.

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

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#1 posted 01-05-2013 04:31 PM

Beautiful table. Awesome that you’re becoming nati.

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

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#2 posted 01-05-2013 04:36 PM

Hey that’s from another beatle kill pine guy! LOL! How did you joint the top and legs?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 01-05-2013 04:43 PM

The top screws onto the legs with some flat L-shaped brackets recessed into the top of the legs. It’s surprisingly sturdier than I expected. I used threaded metal inserts in the ends of the center beam to bolt the legs to the beam.

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

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#4 posted 01-05-2013 05:36 PM

Very cool table, solid and sturdy looking

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-05-2013 05:53 PM

Thats a nice table, simple and clean.

Your customer will love it.

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

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#6 posted 01-05-2013 06:03 PM

That pine is totally unique,good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-05-2013 06:43 PM

love that blue mountain pine…this is a nice design, is th top held on with tenons or did you use the figure 8, or you could use large dowels…but it sure looks good…

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

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#8 posted 01-05-2013 06:43 PM

Yeah that’s some gorgeous wood. Great character to it. Very nice work.

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#9 posted 01-05-2013 10:23 PM

beautiful table,great build as all your projects!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#10 posted 01-05-2013 11:20 PM


-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 01-05-2013 11:23 PM

Great looking table

-- rob, ont,canada

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#12 posted 01-06-2013 12:08 AM

Wow! What a top, and what a table.

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

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#13 posted 01-06-2013 02:06 AM

Cool design to allow disassembly. And some extra nice beetle kill pine.

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

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#14 posted 01-06-2013 03:31 AM

Good locking table ,like the simple modern lines and construction ,goes well with the pine .
Thanks for the info on the beetle precaution and treatment .

-- Kiefer

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#15 posted 01-06-2013 03:51 AM

very cool

-- scott

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