End Grain Butcher Block Coffee Table

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Project by Shig45 posted 12-29-2014 06:01 PM 2936 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this table while in high school. The top is end grain butcher block made from walnut, maple, cherry and old growth cherry. There are over 700 pieces in the top alone. The base is made from cherry and was built using a domino joiner and pocket screws. Finished with wipe on poly.

-- Sam, from the flattest place on earth.

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#1 posted 12-29-2014 06:32 PM

OH MY GOSH !! How in the world did you sand that to it’s amazing finish ? 26 X 30 ? or bigger ?

Really Nice !!

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 12-29-2014 08:57 PM

The top is 35” x 22.5” and I think I used 400 grit for the last pass with the sander.

-- Sam, from the flattest place on earth.

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#3 posted 12-30-2014 01:46 AM

I can’t imagine how much of work needed for sanding
for this big size end grain block.
Tremendous job !!!!

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#4 posted 12-30-2014 04:11 AM

You can cut some veggies and watch tv at the same time. Nice table, never seen a butcher block coffee table.

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#5 posted 06-01-2015 03:23 PM

Great looking table. How did you secure the top to the base?

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#6 posted 06-19-2015 12:18 AM

I used z clips to secure the top to the apron, I think between 8-10 in total.

-- Sam, from the flattest place on earth.

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