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Table and Benches from Reclaimed Chestnut

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Project by juststeveb posted 11-18-2013 04:04 PM 1065 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Amazing how something simple for our vacation place we just bought in Michigan snowballs into something alot more involved. Got reclaimed Chestnut from my local wood place cut from beams out of a barn the guessed from the 1830’s to make a hutch. Wife says hmmm a table would be cool oh how bout benches too since ya have extra. Table and benches are all glue up, mortises and toe and heel cuts left for character. Tenons on posts I mortised thru table top for strength and character.No nails or screws all biscuits splines or dowels like on leftover stuff to make shelves above countertop. Thx for peeking Steve (hutch still not done tho)

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#1 posted 11-18-2013 04:25 PM

Great job. Looks awesome.

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

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#2 posted 11-18-2013 04:41 PM

A good job.

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#3 posted 11-19-2013 04:46 PM

This is really cool. Great job

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#4 posted 11-22-2013 03:12 PM

They all look great. Like the wood, has lots of character and love the joinery. Excellent job!

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