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My work/assembly bench

02-05-2017 02:28 AM by Belford | 3 comments »

The top is obviously Walnut with Maple inlay. The bottom/frame and panels are American elm, that a friend (who owned a saw mill) and I rescued from the city landfill. The city cut down many Elm trees to try stop Dutch Elm . disease, and refused to let woodworkers have the wood; even though the Elm Bark Beetle infests the bark and not the wood. In any case we removed the bark under the light of a full moon at the landfill. At my friends sawmill we squared the logs, then burned the outside slabs, just in case. We cut enough lumber to make two workbenches, then stickered the lumber for three years. My friend died before we could make both benches so I used the Elm ...

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