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Posted on Getting vanity and table tops flat using 2x6's or 4x4's

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#1 posted 10-14-2017 02:25 AM

Theart has it right then.

And there are straight boards at those places…you just have to be committed to look. Maybe ‘straight-ish’ is a better way to put it. Those with the least twist and bow will be easiest to work. I found enough to build a roubo style bench with them. I go to Home Depot, not any better than Menards.

Also, you can distress pine with a hammer. it dents real easy so you can get more ‘rustic’ if you desire. Stain also absorbs very unevenly so it can look a bit distressed in a way.


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