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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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Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Multitool sawing
Multitool sawing
The chestnut slab wood on bench
The chestnut slab wood on bench
Drilling holes for wheels
Drilling holes for wheels
Wheel with ring
Wheel with ring
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer

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