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Real tree slab to table

Working with tree 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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Smooth surface detail
Smooth surface detail
Fresh lacquer... again
Fresh lacquer... again
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
Testing the design concept
Testing the design concept
Drilling holes for the wooden pins
Drilling holes for the wooden pins

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