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Project by Randy M. posted 09-22-2018 01:13 AM 1595 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend (Hubert) gave me a section of a cedar tree which has been drying for over a year but even though looking good it still had some splitting which had to be delt with.

I still had to level each side of the section with my router leveling jig along with the band sander to get each side level

Then I decided it could be used..I placed some bow ties (walnut and oak) in on each side that were 3/4” thick so it should hold some of the large split areas. I placed some general resin epoxy to fill the cracks then a final coat on top. Being my first epoxy project I think it came out better than expected and hoping it will last a little while …...

-- Do it with your heart in it.........





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swirt

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#1 posted 09-22-2018 01:41 AM

Nice work.

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#2 posted 09-22-2018 02:29 AM

Nice table – the finish looks great

-- 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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#3 posted 09-22-2018 11:34 AM

This is a very beautiful way to display a table, thanjks for showing.

-- andrek

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#4 posted 09-22-2018 01:29 PM

Thanks guys this was a new one for me !

-- Do it with your heart in it.........

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#5 posted 09-22-2018 02:45 PM

Yes, it looks real nice. You did a great job on this.

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#6 posted 09-22-2018 05:47 PM

Holy crap Randy! Killer job. How did you get that sheen on the top?

-- Mark

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#7 posted 09-22-2018 06:09 PM


Holy crap Randy! Killer job. How did you get that sheen on the top?

- Mark


Mark thanks – I did the first coat of epoxy to fill voids and cracks and lightly sanded it out. Then allied a final top coat which only had a few voids to smooth out / very trying when working with Epoxy as once you start mixing your committed !
All tape was removed on last coat and I let the excess cover the edges

-- Do it with your heart in it.........

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#8 posted 09-22-2018 10:13 PM

FANTASTIC!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#9 posted 09-22-2018 10:17 PM

Nice end table

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#10 posted 09-22-2018 10:38 PM

Very Nice Indeed & well done Randy!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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