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Real tree slab to desk

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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sanding again
sanding again
Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
First connections made
First connections made
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer

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