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Real tree slab to night stand

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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Result on garden table
Result on garden table
Wheel with ring
Wheel with ring
Multitool sawing
Multitool sawing
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
sanding again
sanding again
Result (design fully visible)
Result (design fully visible)

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