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Cherry Dinning Table for Mom

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Project by ErikF posted 04-27-2016 10:54 AM 1724 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mom recently asked for a dinning room table. What mom wants, mom gets.

My dad and I worked together to get the table done by Easter. The whole table is built from one large cherry log I acquired last year. Time was somewhat important on this project so all the wood was run through a vacuum kiln (vacuum kiln=good piece of gear).

Anyway, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything so I thought I would share.

-- Power to the people.





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Don W

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#1 posted 04-27-2016 12:37 PM

That looks fantastic Erik

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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swirt

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#2 posted 04-27-2016 12:52 PM

That looks great. Any issues with the bark staying attached?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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canadianchips

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#3 posted 04-27-2016 12:54 PM

THAT TABLE is awesome !
I like when people use live edge and make anything. Great job !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#4 posted 04-27-2016 01:21 PM

Spectacular grain in that cherry, Erik. Nice job.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html -- ~Non multa sed multum~

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#5 posted 04-27-2016 01:57 PM

That is a beautiful top and nice table.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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canadianchips

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#6 posted 04-27-2016 02:37 PM

What are some people doing with the knots. I leave mine open. I think it gives a more rustic look. Do some customers want them epoxy filled. See the knots but smooth ?
Just wondering ?

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#7 posted 04-27-2016 05:02 PM

I bet your mom loves you. That’s a beautiful table.

-- Bruce Free Plans & Calculators https://traditionalwoodworking.org

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#8 posted 04-27-2016 09:30 PM

Really beautiful work Erik, be proud!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#9 posted 04-27-2016 11:40 PM

Man that’s a beautiful table top! I love the live edge, and the rustic look of it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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