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Project by watermark posted 01-30-2013 09:36 AM 1434 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first real piece. I bought the Mango slab at an auction and finished it. The legs are Ohia salvaged from down the street. I milled the Ohia with Alaskan mill.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-30-2013 11:41 AM

My kind of work. Love it.

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#2 posted 01-30-2013 03:13 PM

nice

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#3 posted 01-30-2013 03:40 PM

Very cool table.

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#4 posted 01-30-2013 07:11 PM

Mango ? Where the heck did that slab come from ?? Nice slab !

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#5 posted 01-30-2013 08:40 PM

Beautiful and sturdy table, like the beautiful wood especially the three legs, great salvage of the wood.

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#6 posted 01-30-2013 10:03 PM

A beautiful piece of art. Congratulations buddy!

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#7 posted 01-31-2013 02:20 AM

Dwight I got it from an auction so I have no idea where it came from before that.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#8 posted 01-31-2013 02:29 AM

great looking table! Welcome to LJ’s.

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#9 posted 01-31-2013 01:50 PM

Another nice look table! There is something about slab tables that are so inviting! Nice work!

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#10 posted 03-14-2017 08:51 PM

Any details on what kind of finish you used on it ? I am working on a similar mango slab and need some details on the finish products I should use.

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watermark

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#11 posted 03-14-2017 09:14 PM

khetani- I used minwax fruit wood stain and oil based poly for the finish. I used the stain to darken it up a little but if the slab has nice figure and color you can skip that. 4 years later and finish has held up pretty well.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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