22'' Wide slabs to dining table top

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Blog entry by Canadian Woodworks posted 06-27-2015 07:11 PM 1908 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a quick run down of one way to go from rather large Walnut slabs to a beautiful dining table top. By using large vintage woodworking machinery and new world wood working tools I take two 22’’ wide 2.5’’ thick Walnut slabs from rough raw lumber to a soon to be dining table top.

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#2 posted 06-27-2015 11:40 PM

Man, that planer takes a LONG time to spool up! Must be nice to have 3 phase power available to you!

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#3 posted 06-28-2015 12:06 AM

Paul, Nice vid and will be an awesome tabletop. I now have a serious case of tool envy: tracksaw and domino thingy are cool but that PLANER! Sounds like a 747 taking off. And the huge jointer…........

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 06-28-2015 06:39 AM


Thats some gear you have there, I wanted to have a look at them in your workshop post but there is none,
Possibly due to the fact it would crash the LJ website an sheer size alone.

I would possibly cause a blackout in the area if I tried to run some thing like that, being of course if I was even able to find something that big for starters!

As always an impressive post, a definate tool and timber envy generator thats for sure!

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 06-28-2015 03:38 PM

Oh yes yes yes!!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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