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Project by dpjeansonne posted 548 days ago 929 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is 48” x 96” and solid cypress. The finish is hard lacquer. It seats 10 people.

-- Cajun Don, Louisiana

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#1 posted 547 days ago

Nice job on making such a large glued up panel. Your cypress has nice grain.

-- Mark, Minnesota

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#2 posted 547 days ago

Very nice top! That’s sexy!

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#3 posted 547 days ago

Great Lookin Table

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 547 days ago

Nice looking table. Beautiful grain.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#5 posted 547 days ago

Shazam!, sweet table. How did you flatten the top after glue-up? Did you turn the legs? Looks very nice.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 547 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments.
I love the cypress wood. It is almost the only wood I use. I have gotten many good comments when people see it.

I glued up the top in three sections so I could run through my 18” drum sander. After that I had to finish sanding by belt and ROS sanders. It did take a while.
I turned the legs from cypress 4×4s. It was tedious to get them uniform since I don’t have a duplicator.

-- Cajun Don, Louisiana

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#7 posted 547 days ago

I like this one! How long did you make this? That’s really pretty and flawless. Fantastic!

-- "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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#8 posted 547 days ago

It took me about a month, on and off, not fulltime, to build the table.

-- Cajun Don, Louisiana

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#9 posted 545 days ago

Great looking table! Like the legs and the amazing grain on the cypress. Great job!

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