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Real tree slab to desk

Sanding 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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Multitool sawing
Multitool sawing
Drilling holes for the wooden pins
Drilling holes for the wooden pins
Result (design fully visible)
Result (design fully visible)
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges

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