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Finishing 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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Multitool sawing
Multitool sawing
Result on garden table
Result on garden table
Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Result (design fully visible)
Result (design fully visible)
Testing the design concept
Testing the design concept
Two pieces on bench, painted.
Two pieces on bench, painted.

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