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Project by brianpoundingnails posted 05-03-2018 06:59 PM 1205 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am a semi-retired cabinet maker from Texas. I recently built a sawmill so I could cut my own lumber. I
started building log furniture to make use of the limbs, branches and offcuts. Long story short, I haven’t built
any cabinets for a while and am having a lot more fun.

-- 2018 B.C.





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Chopper24

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#1 posted 05-03-2018 07:25 PM

Love the cooler!!!!

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MilFlyer

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#2 posted 05-03-2018 08:20 PM

Man, I LOVE what you’re doing with your “scrap” wood! All of those are definite keepers!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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mel52

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#3 posted 05-03-2018 09:01 PM

All are excellent projects. The cooler really has my interest. What did you seal it with and did you coat the interior with something extra ? Excellent job, thanks. Also great choice of drinks, my favorite brand !!!!!!!!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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BigMig

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#4 posted 05-03-2018 10:36 PM

Hey, fun is what hobbies are all about, right? Great work!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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swirt

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#5 posted 05-04-2018 01:34 AM

I like them all, but that canopy bed is pretty spectacular.

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

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therealSteveN

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#6 posted 05-04-2018 04:37 AM

Nice looking pieces, thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Ivan

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#7 posted 05-04-2018 06:53 AM

Those projects are proof that this built realy worth it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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JohnMcClure

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#8 posted 05-04-2018 11:35 AM

Awesome furniture, and very original. You don’t happen to be near Conroe, do you? I’d love to come “help” with the sawmill. Hope to have my own someday.

-- I'd rather be a hammer than a nail

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brianpoundingnails

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#9 posted 05-04-2018 01:18 PM



All are excellent projects. The cooler really has my interest. What did you seal it with and did you coat the interior with something extra ? Excellent job, thanks. Also great choice of drinks, my favorite brand !!!!!!!!!

- mel52

I use marine urethane on everything. On request I use acrylic resin. Otherwise I just rely on multiple coats of poly. There is a drain just like a real plastic cooler. Keep it clean and It will last longer than an igloo(though somewhat heavier). Thanks for you comments and keep making those shavings.

-- 2018 B.C.

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mel52

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#10 posted 05-04-2018 02:22 PM

Thanks for the info. Mike

-- MEL, Kansas

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GR8HUNTER

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#11 posted 05-04-2018 02:50 PM

i love log furniture …GREAT JOB :<)) Welcome 2 LJ’s

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#12 posted 05-04-2018 09:25 PM

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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anthm27

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#13 posted 05-05-2018 10:40 AM

The cooler, the cooler.
Doesn’t get any cooler

-- To be a true artist one must stick to their own thought process

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NormG

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#14 posted 05-06-2018 06:32 PM

Conflagrations and have a wonderful time

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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