Reclaimed Pine Coffee / Ocasional Table (Ebonized)

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Project by svenbecca posted 03-19-2014 04:33 PM 3437 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This would look amazing in any farmhouse or rustic décor. This is completely reclaimed pine. The table skirt is a 2X10 that came from a 100+ year old house that had fallen. The rough edges are from water damage. They were interesting so I decided to keep them and highlight that. The top came from a barn find 2X12. I halved it, and ripped one of the halves because the worn edges were very unique. The wood on the top (I was told) had been there since the 1940s. The legs are 6 X 6 structural pylons that have been planed down to smooth them out a bit, but are still full of vertical splits which add character to the table. Ebonized using the vinegar and steel wool solution finished with two coats of reduced coffee. It is finished with four coats of a spray on interior satin polyurethane.


Height: 24-1/4 inches
Width: 21-1/4 inches
Length: 34-7/8 inches

Cornerstone Flats

-- A carpenter takes an ugly, knotted, twisted piece of wood and makes something beautiful and pure from it. Jesus is a carpenter, I am a piece of wood.

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#1 posted 03-19-2014 11:52 PM

Nice work, you didn’t say what was the ebonising process you used was

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 03-20-2014 02:31 AM

Definitely like

-- Jim, Tinley Park, IL

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#3 posted 03-20-2014 05:12 AM

Definitively like this also. It has plenty of awesome character and charm.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#4 posted 03-20-2014 12:55 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 03-21-2014 06:40 AM

Very Nice! & Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 03-21-2014 04:03 PM

I’d love to know more on the darkening process. That looks great!

-- Jay -

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#7 posted 03-25-2014 04:07 PM

Beautiful and solid table! Great finish and like the rustic and vintage look. Great job!

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