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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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Testing the design concept
Testing the design concept
sanding again
sanding again
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
Result on garden table
Result on garden table
Drilling holes for wheels
Drilling holes for wheels

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