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Live-Edge Slab Table - Hand planed

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Project by Eddie posted 04-07-2014 09:09 PM 784 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought this piece off of Craigslist for $45. He said it was Poplar…Im not too sure.
I have never seen this much figure in Poplar.

The chattoyance is really beautiful.

From the rough cut slab to finished piece I used all tranditional hand tools.

I got my first chance at hand cutting bowties (butterfly, dutchmans….), this table got 4.
Only the one on top is seen, the other three are in series underneath along a bark line.

It is finished with Danish Oil and a Gel Poly Topcoat.





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 04-07-2014 10:30 PM

wow, that is so beautiful, amazing execution, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#2 posted 04-08-2014 03:33 AM

I just cut 2 poplar logs with that type of grain pattern. If I didn’t know it was poplar, I would have bet on curly maple.

Very nice work.

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

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#3 posted 04-08-2014 03:38 AM

Looks great, in fact, so good that you may not want to leave it in the middle of the road.

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#4 posted 04-08-2014 08:16 AM

What a great looking table…. Love the color of the slab, well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 04-11-2014 03:34 PM

Gorgeous table! The grains and the live edge look amazing. Great wood and metal combo. Beautiful work!

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