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Pine Slab Table

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Project by Skylark53 posted 188 days ago 631 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pine slab I kept when the utility company cut some trees on my property a couple years ago. This one was clear and the growth rings showed up nicely. It is well balanced and sits well on the tri-leg which is of Maple which I made a couple years ago for the Maple slab table. The color was wrong for the Maple slab, but I liked the contrast of colors when paired with the Pine, dyed green. The leg unit is mortised and glued into the table top as I tried to show in picture 4. Pictures 5 and 6 show more detail of the leg unit. Being end grain, the Pine took the dye darker than I would have ideally wished for, but the color still shows up very well. I top coated with two applications of Clear Epoxy. The slab top is roughly 17” in diameter and about 3.75” thick. The height of the table is 29”. I’ve gotten my inspiration for these from my LJ buddy Wayne Dailey,http://lumberjocks.com/aldee from Kingsport, Tennessee.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16





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Brett

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#1 posted 187 days ago

Fun table Rick! I really like seeing color (other than brown) and wood together. How did you attach the top to the legs?

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 187 days ago

Great job. I haven’t worked with dye, but I want to try.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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RickL

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#3 posted 187 days ago

Rick, looks great, I’ll take two! Hope you are warmer than we are down there. Rick

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 187 days ago

I really like the way that slab turned out. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Rick

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#5 posted 186 days ago

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-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#6 posted 185 days ago

Good job, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#7 posted 182 days ago

Cool table! The dyed pine slab is gorgeous and the joints on the legs are awesome. Great work!

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