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Project by Woodendeavor posted 414 days ago 1135 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First attempt at a mitered slab. I had the whole tree milled 8/4 through and through and this top slab had more live edge than solid material. Think I found a good use for the slab. Left band mill marks for added character. Made mitre cuts with a festool ts75 wow it that tool useful.





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Skelatile

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#1 posted 414 days ago

Nice! ive actually been planning on doing the same thing just on a smaller scale lol. did you do anything to strengthen the miters?

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richardwootton

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#2 posted 414 days ago

I’m curious as to whether you strengthened the miter joints as well. Very cool bench by the way!

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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watermark

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#3 posted 414 days ago

Beautiful piece. Me three I would like to know if you reinforced the miter?

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

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Woodendeavor

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#4 posted 413 days ago

The mitres are screwed through the leg and pluged

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camps764

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#5 posted 412 days ago

I’m doing something similar for a “friend” out ash and walnut right now.

I put friend in quotes because I will probably feel differently about our relationship after this bear is complete.

-- Steve. Follow me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/campbellwoodworking or check me out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/campbellwoodworkingne

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#6 posted 411 days ago

That is one beautiful and solid bench! Love the live edge. This will last for many years. Great work!

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jaykaypur

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#7 posted 411 days ago

Beautiful job on the whole thing and the miters in particular.

This is a sweet table!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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