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Sanding a slab of wood

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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Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sawed pieces on work bench
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Result on garden table
Result on garden table
Testing the design concept
Testing the design concept
Multitool sawing
Multitool sawing

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