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Project by Duckster posted 11-12-2019 03:02 PM 441 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a new dining room table, so I have started a new one. I started with a living edge Mountain Oak slab, that I got from my son in Alabama. The slab was 13’ long so he cut it in half for easier shipment.
As some of you know, I am retired but I have a fishing guide service, here on the Gulf Coast. I love my salt water and when I’m not fishing I’m usually in my wood shop.
I prepared my form for the table and used a slick house wrap tape to help the epoxy river not to stick. I used Ecopoxy for my river. This epoxy can be poured up to 1 3/4” in one pour, but because I wanted different objects at different levels in the river, I made 5 pours, each about 1/2” each.
As most slab tables, after finished, the slabs are not perfectly level. I am waiting 7-10 days for the epoxy to completely cure. The label says 72 hours, but I’m in no hurry..
I have made a router sled for the form, and as soon as it’s ready, I will start getting it to its final stages. I am making the leg assembly out of Dark Walnut.
Finished product, to follow.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus





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#1 posted 11-12-2019 03:16 PM

Great work and it’s looking good. Can’t wait ti see the finished table.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#2 posted 11-12-2019 05:28 PM

The idea you had of the additions in the epoxy is outstanding. I look forward to seeing the finished project.

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#3 posted 11-13-2019 06:10 PM

This looks like it’s going to be very nice. I like that you added things to the resin.

-- John D, OP, KS

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