Reclaimed Chestnut Dining Table

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Project by WildKing posted 02-11-2014 01:10 PM 1475 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

And just in time for Thanksgiving 2013. The lumber for the top and post are reclaimed chestnut from an old cider mill somewhere in Northern Virginia. The feet are oak from Tennessee. I think I used some Sassafras for the spreaders/trestle after I ran out of the chestnut. Finished with liming wax and clear Briwax.

-- Jon Glenn,

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#1 posted 02-11-2014 01:14 PM

wow that looks amazing, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 01:29 PM

Great job, looks terrific!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 03:27 PM

Very nice table!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 08:18 PM

You turned the legs? That’s massive. And I like planing the top in the lounge – that’s my kinda relaxed woodworking! A very nice job.

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#5 posted 02-12-2014 02:00 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed Jon! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#6 posted 02-12-2014 03:30 AM

Well done, old chestnut, great build.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#7 posted 02-17-2014 02:55 PM

Awesome table! Great design especially those beefy legs. Beautiful wood and finish, an heirloom piece for sure. Excellent job!

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