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Real tree slab to desk

Working with wood in my garage

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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First connections made
First connections made
Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
sanding again
sanding again
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sawed pieces on work bench
Glueing together
Glueing together

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