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Project by lenb posted 04-14-2013 02:28 PM 3519 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter needed a table for there log house and would have liked a Barn plank reclaimed one.
I am fortunate to live in an area where there is a company that reclaims old barns and was able to find some pine planks and every one was real happy with the results. I sanded the boards and finish with epoxy which is kind of tricky and is a new concept for me to finish wood but worked out quite nice. Thanks for looking
Len

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Ken90712

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#1 posted 04-14-2013 02:52 PM

What a great table and wood choice… Love the grain and color.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 04-14-2013 03:36 PM

beautiful i’m sure your daughter love’s it.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 04-14-2013 04:03 PM

This is a wonderful table. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 04-15-2013 12:02 AM

Wonderful stuff! I hope to make something beautiful out of old reclaimed wood someday as well.

Great job.

-- Grant - N Dakota

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#5 posted 04-15-2013 12:06 AM

Really nice work

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

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#6 posted 04-15-2013 12:53 AM

Excellent table! How did you achieve that color? Beautiful! Also love your joinery.

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

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#7 posted 04-15-2013 01:55 AM

the reclaimed barn boards look great as does the whole table.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 04-15-2013 02:53 AM

WOW! This looks great!

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#9 posted 04-15-2013 05:01 AM

Great recycle

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#10 posted 04-15-2013 09:34 AM

I love the woods rustic look. A wonderful table build.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 04-15-2013 01:40 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#12 posted 04-17-2013 01:55 PM

Your trestle table looks amazing. Like the gorgeous wood, great joints and the flawless finish. Impressive!

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#13 posted 04-25-2013 03:53 PM

Lucky Daughter!

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