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Finishing a slab of wood

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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Drilling holes for wheels
Drilling holes for wheels
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Smooth surface detail
Smooth surface detail
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Result (design fully visible)
Result (design fully visible)
Two pieces on bench, painted.
Two pieces on bench, painted.

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