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    I ve' got a new client, my son !!! He lives in England, and I promised to make a coffee table for him. The saga has been going on since last December, but was delayed for various reasons. Coffee tables are most symbolic pieces of furniture in western houses. They can be tragically big (if your...
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    The sawyer at one of the sawmills where I buy wood cut a 5" thick slab from a reclaimed elm log for a table. I took several months of drying with a fan to bring down the moisture to around 9-10%. I sanded both sides carefully and treated both sides with several coats of natural hemp seed oil...
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    I purchased at our local sawmill a large black walnut slab that had been air-dried for 35 years after being cut in southern Ontario, Canada. I sanded the slab on both sides to 220 grit and then treated it with several coats of hemp seed oil and natural bees wax. It measures 73" long, 14" wide...
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    Hi all, It has been a while, but I do have a project to show off. This one is a Camphor Laurel coffee table. It is roughly 400 x 500 (16" x 18") and 400 (16") high. I say roughly because the slab is an irregular shape. I had the idea for a sail boat inlay in the back of my mind for quite some...
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