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Project by mtnwild posted 02-02-2021 03:12 AM 830 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After the first two tables I started to see other possibilities . I’ve had this chunk of wood for a while and loved the look but thought it had too many splits and flaws to be able to cut it up into useable pieces. Idea, keep it whole. This is what happened…..........Base is round of walnut. The middle is cherry. The top, not really sure. Elm, Hemlock? Finish with teak oil.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.





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mel52

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#1 posted 02-02-2021 04:07 AM

Doesn’t make any difference what the top is when it’s this good looking. How much would you say that top weighed. Excellent job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#2 posted 02-02-2021 04:30 AM

Mel, just a guess, around 25-30 pounds. It’s three inches thick. The table is very stable. It’d take a lot to knock this over. Not really top heavy…..........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 02-02-2021 05:26 PM

cool slab interesting shape.nice work.

-- 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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#4 posted 02-03-2021 12:24 AM

The wild grain in that piece is too fun to look at. I’m glad you mentioned the stability, because that was my first thought when looking at it.

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

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#5 posted 02-05-2021 08:28 PM

Live edge end tables are awesome.

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