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Sanding a slab of tree

Oct. 23, 2017 -

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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Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Testing the design concept
Testing the design concept
Result (design fully visible)
Result (design fully visible)
The chestnut slab wood on bench
The chestnut slab wood on bench
Drilling holes for the wooden pins
Drilling holes for the wooden pins
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer

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