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10-19-2013 05:01 PM

Old Growth Redwood - 5 replies

I have started to make things out of this remarkable slab of old growth redwood. The slab came from a tree that was cut down a century ago. 50 years after the tree was felled the stump was harvested. 60 years after that the slab made it’s way to me. That means this wood has had decades to air dry and let me tell you it is dry!!! ...

07-04-2013 08:20 AM

Figured Redwood slab - 7 replies

You may remember that I asked the question, “What would you do with this slab of wood?” Tonight, with a little help from my friends…, I figured out what I am going to do with The Slab, a 400 year old slice of one of the most majestic trees to ever grow on our planet. At first I thought about a corner table or a coffee tabl...

06-21-2013 09:15 PM

What should I build with this??? - 23 replies

So I just got this slab of wood last night. It is about 3 1/2 feet tall, 4 feet wide at the narrow portion, and 2 3/4 inches thick. I was told the slab had been sitting in an attic for over 40 years. It is curly redwood and is going to make something unbelievable. Question is what do I make with it??? Here is a close up of the grain patte...

05-29-2013 03:45 PM

Which way do I attach the lid? - 6 replies

I am building 5 different jewelry boxes. I am at the final stages of assembly, sanding, and finishing. But I have to make a big decision first. Which way do I attach the lid??? Routed side up… or routed side down???

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