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I made this table and bench from sinker cypress. I pulled axe cut sinker cypress logs out of the river, milled, and dried myself and this table is the out come. Feels great that I turned a log I found in the river into this table.
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#1 posted 07-18-2013 03:18 PM
-- John - Woodworkers Drill IT deeper
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#2 posted 07-18-2013 04:25 PM
Beautiful grain I bet pictures doesn’t do it justice, nice work!
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#3 posted 07-18-2013 11:42 PM
Very nice table. And your right it is rewarding creating furniture from your own logs.
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#4 posted 07-19-2013 12:19 AM
What a gorgeous table. And done the hard way! You are my kinda woodworker (no store bought lumber for us!)
I would love to find some of that sinker cypress but all of mine is fresh cut “Okie” cypress.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#5 posted 07-19-2013 03:15 AM
You are right, it just doesn’t feel the same to buy store bought lumber to me, it really means a lot to me to produce something out of a tree you milled, maybe it’s just me and you GFadvm. Dont get me wrong, I still buy lumber, its just not the same. My father -in-law owns a large tree service so getting cut trees is not an issue, that is if you have a metal detector. So hey let me know if you or anyone wants to do a small swap or something, I have hundreds of pieces of sinker cypress laying around needing something. PM me
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#6 posted 07-19-2013 03:25 AM
This is a great looking table and will last for generations. Great job!
I am near Baton Rouge and am in need of some live edge cypress for a couple projects. Any idea where I might be able to get it. I need some 12-14” wide by 2” thick material. 2pcs around 6 ft and two around 5’.
-- Regards, Jeff
#7 posted 07-19-2013 03:33 PM
I don’t have any that thick, I saw everything 1 1/8”. Well I don’t have any live edge that thick.
#8 posted 07-19-2013 03:35 PM
I’ll get back with you on that, I’ll have to dig around and look
#9 posted 07-19-2013 04:51 PM
I’d appreciate that. I am unable to send a private message(not enough posts?). I can be reached by email at…..Jeff(at)jkmann.com
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#10 posted 07-22-2013 01:50 PM
Awesome table! The wood is gorgeous and it’s all worth the hardwork. It will last for generations. Great job!
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