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Dining Room Maple Slab Table

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Project by Seankub posted 01-29-2014 01:00 AM 1491 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first slab table project and I did learn a few thing for future projects. First, I would die the epoxy black. Secondly, I would do the lacquer and wax hand buffing again. I am very pleased on the final finish. I think the most important thing with any wood working project is picking out the right piece of lumber.

-- Sean, Ohio City - Cleveland, https://www.facebook.com/2SailsWoodworks





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grumpy749

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#1 posted 01-29-2014 01:42 AM

Sean, I love these kinds of projects. I’m a table guy myself and anything in live edge looks great. The chairs are a nice match as well. welcome to LJ’s. So it’s hard to tell from the photos but it looks like maple.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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grumpy749

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#2 posted 01-29-2014 01:49 AM

Ya after I posted I read further that it is in fact maple. Nice slab, must have cost a pretty penny. O hell what am I saying you live in the land of hardwood. You sure cant find that kind of thing where I live.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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Seankub

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#3 posted 01-29-2014 02:31 AM

Yeah, it’s maple. This area is a great source of maple, walnut and oak. Hickory which is one of my favorites woods is a little more scarce, but does come available once in a while. Thanks!

-- Sean, Ohio City - Cleveland, https://www.facebook.com/2SailsWoodworks

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#4 posted 01-29-2014 01:48 PM

That is a pretty piece of maple with nice spalting, the wood makes the table! nice job

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#5 posted 01-29-2014 05:36 PM

That first pic is crazy, at first it looked like the table was bowed in the middle. Took a while for me to see through the illusion. absolute beautiful table.

-- CaptFerd

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#6 posted 01-29-2014 06:06 PM

That’s a mighty piece of maple, great work.

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#7 posted 01-30-2014 12:07 AM

beautiful table!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#8 posted 01-30-2014 02:11 PM

You certainly picked a good piece of lumber. Gorgeous! Being spalted, it is so very interesting to see. I’m sure everyone who sits to it is captivated by it. Really nice pattern for the chairs to compliment it, too. Nice project and very well done!!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 01-30-2014 02:17 PM

That’s quite a beautiful dining table and definitely a conversation piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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