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Live Edge Blue Pine table

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Project by Gatrhntr posted 03-29-2014 02:03 AM 2456 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A buddy of mine brought me these Blue Pine slabs from Montana. After jointing and glue up I hand planed, scraped and sanded. For the finish I started with first coat of thinned BLO ( I wanted the amber to match our log cabin interior). Second coat straight BLO then several hand rubbed coats of pure tung oil. After several days of cure time. I finished with two coats of GF Arm R Seal satin. Built the bench with MT joinery on lags and apron. kreg screwed the apron to the bench top.

Also designed and welded the table base. The metal base is sprayed with rust oleum black spray on bed liner. It gives a great finish that looks just like mat crinkle powder coat.





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#1 posted 03-29-2014 04:15 AM

A beautifully executed design and build. The table certainly accents its surroundings.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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TRHeath

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#2 posted 03-29-2014 04:25 AM

Beautiful table

-- So much to learn....so little time.....

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Richard

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#3 posted 03-29-2014 04:35 AM

Very Nice and Well done! Thanks for Posting.

Rick

-- If it wasn't for Electricity, We'd all be Watching Television by Candlelight!

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#4 posted 03-29-2014 05:19 AM

Great job. Love the look.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 03-29-2014 02:11 PM

looks great

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#6 posted 03-29-2014 04:52 PM

Looking good. Good tip on the spray paint…..little tricks make life even greater..

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#7 posted 04-02-2014 04:17 PM

Fantastic table! Great design, gorgeous wood and finish. The live edge looks amazing. Beautiful work!

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#8 posted 04-03-2014 02:15 PM

Beautiful!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 04-03-2014 02:46 PM

That’s a beautiful table. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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