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Project by Todd Barrone posted 05-14-2013 03:41 PM 5016 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cedar slab coffee table for my wife for Mother’s Day. I love the color, i finished it with that pore on epoxy. I left the live edges on both sides, 5’ long X 17” to 20” wide X 20” tall.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm





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#1 posted 05-14-2013 04:15 PM

This turned out great,beautiful work.

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#2 posted 05-14-2013 04:31 PM

Incredible finish

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#3 posted 05-14-2013 08:54 PM

very nice table

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#4 posted 05-14-2013 10:21 PM

Beautiful piece of wood. Lovely finish. Well done!

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#5 posted 05-14-2013 11:17 PM

WOW.beautiful piece,awesome work as always.
what kind of epoxy did you use?i’ve wanted to try some but have been to scared to attempt.

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Kevin

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#6 posted 05-14-2013 11:44 PM

Turned out great. The epoxy finish looks real good.

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#7 posted 05-15-2013 12:05 AM

Beautiful piece. I love seeing the real beauty of the wood highlighted as you have.

-- Dave K.

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#8 posted 05-15-2013 12:50 AM

A beautiful job! That pour on epoxy always looks great with red cedar and should offer a lot of protection for this relatively soft wood.

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

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Roger

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#9 posted 05-15-2013 12:54 AM

VaVaVaVooom…....... Wow, that’s is super

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#10 posted 05-15-2013 04:13 AM

Wow….that is an amazing table Todd…. really nice work bud. The finish is top notch.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#11 posted 05-15-2013 05:16 AM

WOW Awesome job

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#12 posted 05-15-2013 07:12 AM

The table top looks great, I’ve always liked the glossy slab table look. What is the pour on epoxy that you used here and how thick of a finish did you end up with? Thanks

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#13 posted 05-15-2013 12:07 PM

Really cool

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

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#14 posted 05-15-2013 12:21 PM

Wow! It’s a beautiful piece of wood and makes a very nice table. You did a fine job on this. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 05-19-2013 02:28 AM

Thanks every one for your kind words

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm

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