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Forum topic by Charlie posted 08-31-2012 05:42 PM 1010 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Charlie

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08-31-2012 05:42 PM

All I can say is….. WHEW! .... this suckah is heavy. :) 8 feet long and 41 inches wide. Not quite inch and a quarter thick. Finish is Waterlox Original (thank you, Bruce!) 4 good coats. I still have a lot of trim work to do and doors for the cabinets have to be made, but we’re starting to have a useful kitchen back again.

A different angle…


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Bill White

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#1 posted 08-31-2012 05:47 PM

I kinda think that ya NAILED IT!
Wanna know how I really feel?
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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Charlie

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#2 posted 08-31-2012 08:27 PM

The gloss will diminish on the Waterlox over the next month or 2 (or 3). I have a smaller top made from the same walnut, and also done in Waterlox original and the gloss is about half of what this new top has. I made that other top about 8 weeks ago.

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#3 posted 08-31-2012 08:49 PM

Wow! Your new tool really did motivate you! And I see that your mate is a keeper because she uses cooking tools that look like what you’d use in the shop! She even displays them on the windowsill! That is one lovely kitchen, warm inviting and just neat.
Dan

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com

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JAGWAH

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#4 posted 08-31-2012 09:28 PM

That is very sweet. Wood can really warm up a kitchen.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#5 posted 08-31-2012 09:43 PM

Great looking counter!

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whitebeast88

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#6 posted 08-31-2012 10:01 PM

beautiful counter.love the look of wood also.nice job.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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