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Rustic TV Stand

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Project by Goed posted 12-31-2019 07:35 PM 475 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a TV stand for my wife for the holidays out of cherry. The top is a 8/4 cherry slab. The shelf is a 4/4 piece with lots of character. I left the saw mill marks on the legs at my wife’s request to make it look more rustic. Finished it in clear polyurethane. I show the before and after polyurethane pics to show how it drastically brings out the character.

I had cut the cherry 30 years ago when I was right out of high school. I had a Cherry crotch that was only 3.5 feet long that I hoped would make some nice figured “lumber”. A gentleman I worked for had a portable sawmill and he cut it up while sawing a few logs for my Dad. Thank goodness he encouraged me to cut a few 8/4 or I would have cut everything 4/4. The slab makes a nice top.





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pottz

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#1 posted 12-31-2019 09:15 PM

nice table i love the cherry and the rustic look,good idea leaving the saw marks on the legs.great job.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 01-01-2020 12:05 AM

I like the look of this Rustic TV stand Goed
Its given me an idea for my Bunya pine which was being relegated to the scrap bin

Although I don’t think I would trust putting my TV on it!

-- Regards Rob

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#3 posted 01-01-2020 12:13 AM

Mighty fine stand you made there. Two high dollar boards at that, congratulations.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 01-02-2020 03:33 AM

nice looking table and i love the live edge cherry. great job

-- No dust on the floor....No money in the bank

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#5 posted 01-02-2020 03:42 AM

Looks great. Nice work.

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