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Real tree slab to table

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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Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
sanding again
sanding again
Multitool sawing
Multitool sawing
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sawed pieces on work bench
Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer

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