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Working with wood in my garage

Oct. 23, 2017 - Willem L. Middelkoop

Right next to the house were I was born there was this chestnut tree, sadly it died one and a half year ago. When it was taken down, my brother saved me a slab of wood. I intended to create something from it, a nice "do it yourself" adventure, worthy of a blog post!

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Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
The chestnut slab wood on bench
The chestnut slab wood on bench
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Wheel with ring
Wheel with ring

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