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Butcher Block Table

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Project by 2sooners posted 353 days ago 1222 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Woods from old family farmhouse (demolished). Chestnut (extinct), Oak, Walnut, Poplar, Sycamore (wormy & spalted), red cedar and cherry.

All traditional joinery and all wood except drawer sliders and rollers.

Yes I know it is preferred to finish BB Tables in mineral oil.

Yes it is a county fair exhibit.

It is very heavy.

This is a bit of giveback to all I learn from Lumberjocks. You guys are the greatest.

2 more pics added showing the farmhouse wood. Red cedar used only on the legs to contrast the walnut. It is soft and unsuitable for the top.

Thanks to all for the kind comments.

-- eating elephants one bite at a time will make you overweight.





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redryder

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#1 posted 353 days ago

Great colors…................

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 353 days ago

top is very nice
thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 353 days ago

Well done and great colors…. Nice re-use of wood to boot.

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

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Surfside

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#4 posted 352 days ago

Great wood combination! I like the colors. It really looks heavy. Good thing you install casters. Well done.

-- "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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#5 posted 352 days ago

love the use of the old wood – i would love to run into that variety someday
you used it very well

-- Greg Simon

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 348 days ago

That’s one great looking and well made butcher table. Like the attractive wood colors and awesome finish. A winner!

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