Black walnut that will not make it to the Fire Place

smokinj Posted By smokinj, Nov 17, 2010 at 2:53 PM

  1. Jags

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    Ooohh...me likey.
     
  2. FireAnt

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    Now thats the stuff!
     
  3. Cowboy Billy

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    Jay

    Thats outright beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Billy
     
  4. thewoodlands

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    Smokin great job.


    zap
     
  5. smokinj

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    Everything under the table top was free hand 460 work.
     
  6. WoodPorn

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    Awesome job on the finish, Satin or gloss?

    Freehand 46O work?
     
  7. smokinj

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    The legs and feet and cross supporting the 2 legs where all free handed with a stihl ms 460.

    And the Finnish is poly. Mininwax hand rubbed of course.
     
  8. Cascade Failure

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    I am insanely jealous; finish work has always been a weakness for me. Doesn't matter if we're are talking wood, steel or whatever. Beautiful table.

    And you better christen it. Sacrilegious not to.

    Good job!
     
  9. firefighterjake

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    Very nice workmanship.
     
  10. basswidow

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    looks alittle off level....... nah just messin with ya.

    Beautiful work! VERY nice!
     
  11. smokinj

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    lol Leveled that sucker where it sits.....
     
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    Very nice! From a tree to your dining room. The family will be impressed.
     
  13. smokinj

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    Its pretty cool! Even better that my Dad will be there (Thanks Giving) he has been building cabinet's for 50+ years... It will seat 10 easy. Will put him at the Head of the table.
     
  14. smokinj

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    Walnut Table done and part of the benchs have been milled 2-1/2 inchs thick Wow! (made the dead line pic's friday)
     
  15. Backwoods Savage

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    Looks great Jay. Nice work and you can be proud.
     
  16. smokinj

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    Table finnish and part of the milling done on the benchs.
     

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  17. ISeeDeadBTUs

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    Zoom in a bit! From this angle, it looks like I see skid marks from some female butt cheeks! Maybe ya got it too smooth and lost the traction coefficient!! :bug:
     
  18. smokinj

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    lol just glare! Butt everyone keeps asking me that..Dont know if I can get a pick with out glare...That Poly is sanded down to 1500 grit using soapy water.
     
  19. Danno77

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    I told u that wetsanding would make it like glass! it looks awesome. I need to make me one of those!!!
     
  20. smokinj

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    I use to paint cars so I just went after it like I would on metal. Already had 50,180,220,400,600,1000,1500. Started with 220 and and put a coat on with each grit and 2 at 1500
     
  21. smokinj

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    riser and feet 2-1/2 inch's thick BLACK Walnut.
     

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