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Project by michaelray posted 06-13-2009 02:45 PM 2127 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A late Mothers Day gift for my wife.

All the wood for the table is 100% reclaimed barnwood – yellow pine I think. The legs were milled out of a 3×12 beam which I’m assuming was fairly old considering I pulled a dozen or so square nails out of it. The table is 42×80 and will seat eight people. We found the chairs at a local discount chain and we’re still waiting on the final three to come in. I tried matching the stain on the table to that of the chairs which I think came out pretty close.

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Don K.

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#1 posted 06-13-2009 04:20 PM

Beautiful table, I bet she was very happy with it. You did a nice job on matching the stain, what did you use for the stain ?

-- Don S.E. OK

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#2 posted 06-13-2009 04:51 PM

Now THAT’S recycling!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 06-13-2009 05:00 PM

Nice looking kitchen table.

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michaelray

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#4 posted 06-13-2009 05:09 PM

Thanks for the kind words. And yes – she is very happy with it.

I used ‘espresso’ for the legs and aprons and a combination of ‘Pecan’ stain with a coat of ‘Provincial’ gel stain for the top.

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#5 posted 06-13-2009 05:13 PM

Very Nice table, beautiful,plus reclaimed wood,well done

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#6 posted 06-13-2009 05:52 PM

Great Job. Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Sleff

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#7 posted 06-13-2009 07:02 PM

Great looking table Michael!

Did you use a sanding sealer before or clear shellac before the stain? Just curious cause I just finished a small
project with reclaimed pine and I used amber shellac thinned as a sealer and didnt like the way the way the stain turned out. I couldnt get the stain dark enough…
Thanks for the project

-- -Sleff

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michaelray

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#8 posted 06-13-2009 08:50 PM

Sleff -

No sealer. I put the pecan stain on first and then let it dry 24 hours then sanded it and came back over the top with the provicial which was a gel stain. The clear coat is regular poly.

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#9 posted 06-13-2009 11:56 PM

Great looking table.

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