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  1. Live Edge Maple Trestle Table

    Time for another dining table project for one of my son's. This one was to be a live edge table but he wanted an original design base. The third pic shows the model I built to get approval on the design, as well as a segmented bowl made from leftover bits - 1:12 scale. I paid particular...
  2. Live Edge Coasters

    Set of four live-edge coasters, about 4" in diameter each. Woodburned "Eurypertus remipes," the state fossil of NY. Voids between the outer bark and inner tree rings filled with two-part epoxy. Coated in 6 spray-on layers of spar urethane. Rubbed out with 0000 steel wool.
  3. Elm pie end table

    Got several pies from a very old elm tree that I will be making into tables for fun. The pie is Elm and the base is Hickory that I got from a pile of throwaways from a lumber mill. The pie is actually a branch from a 150+ tree. There are 70 growth rings in each side. It was cut down in 2012...
  4. Live Edge Black Oak Benches

    This pair goes with the live edge table posted earlier. Watco oil finish and that's all. I'm confident they will sell at an upcoming show exclusively for home crafted goods.
  5. Bailey's Contempo Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a bed that was completed in January 2010. This is a relatively new style, buy have built quite a few in the last couple months. It is a real simple murphy bed that has clean lines. The bookcases that I put with these are normally the same height as the bed. Normally I make the...
  6. Sign - Live Laugh Love

    All work is done with by finding the right image (google images), download and print, fit on 1 by piece of pine, cut with scrollsaw, round over edges, sand up to 220 grit, stain or paint pieces, glue together and finish with gel top coat. Enjoy, Mr Tall
  7. Soft Maple Live Edge Slab Coffee Table

    Here's the second edition to my Lumberjock's portfolio. It is a soft maple slab, about 4 1/2' in length 15-18" wide with a nice curve to it. The legs are slotted into the top about an inch, and are spaulted maple with mahogany ribs set in. It is finished with 3 coats of straight tung oil. You...
  8. Redwood Burl and Walnut Hall Table

    Redwood Burl and Walnut. Some malachite fill here and there.
  9. Live edge desk nameplate

    A desk nameplate that I made for my wife's aunt. She had 3 trees cut down this summer and I asked her if I could have the logs. There was one spruce and two Siberian Elm. I took the logs to a fellow industrial arts teacher in another district that teaches a lumber milling class. I had about half...
  10. Live Edge Deck Table

    This one is actually a couple years old. I just came across a picture of it that was taken just after I finished it, and decided to post. My wife had been wanting a table for the deck for some time, and had threatened to go out and buy one (That's her usual way of kicking my ass in gear)...
  11. Live Edge Bookshelf

    Book shelf made out of solid walnut with zebra wood back accent panels. Shelves have sapwood toward the front edges and the middle shelf still has a "live edge" on it. Zebra wood back panels are book matched. Finished with hand rubbed Tried and True oil finish, a thin layer of seal coat shellac...
  12. Live Edge Table

    Hello, This is my attempt at a live edge table. The table is 49" long,16" wide and 33 1/2 " tall. The base is made of Redwood and the top is pine. All surfaces are hand planed but the top. I left the top with the saw marks on it. I did sand it to give it a smooth touch. Let me know what you...
  13. Nakashima Inspired End Table Spalted Sycamore Natural Live Edge Top walnut base contemporary modern

    I just finished this Natural Edged Nakashima Inspired end table. It is the first finished in a set of two tables. The extraordinary wood for the top is Kansas Spalted Sycamore, with a Kansas black walnut modern contemporary base. The matching table top on the next table will be the bookmatched...
  14. Pine Slab coffee table -- first project!

    This is actually the first piece of furniture that I've built, and I'm pretty happy with how it turned out! This table came to be because of a Christmas gift that I helped my friend build for his wife. She wasn't happy with their current coffee table, so we split a bourbon barrel and made a...
  15. White Washed Excalibur Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a Murphy Wall bed that was completed in March 2010. This is a style that I build often. I call it the Excalibur. The finish on this one is a custom match for a customer. Actually they sent me a sample with the formula. They had 2 coats of Fruitwood and two coats of Pickled Oak both...
  16. Natural Edge Cherry Table

    One of my student helpers wanted to build a table for his mom, but he never took one of my woods classes. So in-between working for me, we designed and build a nice cherry table. We designed it around the cherry top which he already had. We put some simple curves on the legs and routered them...
  17. Granadillo End Table with Waterfall Leg

    This is a Granadillo end table I just finished with a continuous "waterfall" leg on one end. I hand made the complimentary steel U-leg out of some scrap metal I had and welded it up. Table is finished with Tried and True oil, sealcoat shellac, General Finishes HP water based poly, and finally a...
  18. Maple desk w/ Cherry Accents | Custom

    This is a desk that was apart of the last project I posted: "Maple Murphy bed with Cherry Accents". Sometimes you find a unique piece of material hidden in a bundle of wood. That was the case on this one. As I was pulling the material I came across one with a very cool grain. Don't know how...
  19. live edge bread board...with a question

    I decided to experiment with the live edge stuff. I had a black walnut log that was sitting outside for about 6 months. It's a small one, only 6" diameter. I split the log and then planed down both side. It has two cracks, one on each end. My question is…..Will the board continue to split if it...
  20. Realizing a Dream Slab Natural Live Edge Table Top Desk Coffee Huge Wide Thick Oak Custom Kansas

    Project Story: A Treatise on Trees, Faith, Miracles, and a Fork In the Road Back a few years ago I had a dream….."Hmmm…wouldn't it be cool to reclaim and salvage some big natural edge table-top sized slabs out of these trees around here that have blown down, or which just grew in the wrong...
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