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Salvage mango, ohia and granite

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Project by watermark posted 537 days ago 968 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The mango and granite were salvaged from the same job site. The mango tree had been cut down and stuffed in a hole to make way for the electric hook up for the house. I was able to dig out a hand full of logs but unfortunately the main trunk was unreachable. The borer beetle started working on it before me but I milled the logs with an Alaskan Mill and dried them in my solar kiln. Ohia legs are from another tree that was cut and left to rot. I hid the metal braces with some wedges I thought it was a cool little touch.

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





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 537 days ago

You have built a great looking table with those logs! Glad I stopped to see your work! I almost pass it by because I didn’t understand the featured picture! But my curiosity got the best of me!
Good work!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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jmcclure0021

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#2 posted 537 days ago

That is awesome. Great work Watermark

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Von

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#3 posted 537 days ago

this is the kinda thing I would do if I had similar materials to work with, nicely done!

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#4 posted 536 days ago

Fantastic table! Beautiful combination on the granite and the woods. Great salvage of the materials.

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#5 posted 512 days ago

Yes! Great material combo.

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