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    Nagel Farm Service Conference Table 2
  2. Wood Finishing
    *this post ended up very long , but I wanted to be descriptive with what I’ve done so far , so feel free to skip to the last couple paragraphs for the bulk of what I’m looking for help with * Hi there , I am very new to this. I have made a few smaller tables and have had mixed results so far...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    So I’m new to this whole world but I’m generally pretty handy. For my first big project I’ve decided to make myself a desk... and by make myself a desk, I mean buying two ikea drawer units and buying a live edge slab to finish myself and put on top to make myself a desk. Note: the room will be...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    So we milled our 2nd cedar elm and we decided to make a video of this one. In fact, we are trying to make a video for every new species that we salvage here in Texas. I want to be clear that this is something we do purely for fun. We receive absolutely no sponsorship or any type of...
  5. Project Showcase
    I made this set of floating shelves for a client that had seen some of my previous live edge work. So i made my way to the local sawyer to pick up these black gum slabs. I also mimicked the live edge on the ends of the boards by cutting them irregular, then shaping them with a grinder. If you...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi, I'm somewhat new to making live edge tables, and it's my first time posting here. I have a 4" thick, 32" round of old growth redwood that has a split in it. The wood has moved...well I actually don't know what to call it, maybe moved vertically? Shear? Basically if it's set on a tabletop...
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello, I have purchased this table top and would love to change the stain if at all possible. It has a thick clear coat (lacquer or resin or epoxy - I have no idea what). I believe the wood is cedar. 1. How do I strip the clear coat 2. Is it possible to sand the top to get rid of the reddish...
  8. Project Showcase
    Just finished up this hallway or behind the couch table, called it the Ironing Board. Oak slab top, dark walnut legs and a oil finish. Whatcha think? Just graduated high school and trying to make a name for myself in my area, any suggestions?
  9. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello. I acquired a rather long piece of walnut that I cut into two pieces. One piece is 6 feet (and I plan to make a coffee table out of it). The other piece is 4 feet, and the one I'm currently working on. I've planed the wood and sanded it to 220 on both sides. I've decided to keep most of...
  10. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello I am new to woodworking and have never worked with wood before. I thought I was starting with a fairly simple project but I have run into some roadblocks and am asking for any help or advice. I am building a small box out of live edge red cedar which will be housing a homemade tube...
  11. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey everyone. I'm new to this site. So... I got a garage and I decided to get myself a project. I bought an 8' by 2.5' x 2.25" thick slab of redwood sequoia. I've finished the router sled phase, and am now getting prepped to begin filling voids and cracks. I bought some "system three" clear...
  12. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi All, I have a guy near me that's selling some pine live edge boards for around $6/ft and I'm thinking of picking up a couple of boards to make a few coffee tables out of. Does anybody have any experience workin with pine live edge and have any recommendations on working with it? This is going...
  13. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi, All! I have a round walnut slab approximately 36" in diameter. What I'd like to achieve, is an end table...flattened and oiled, with a bowtie key or two. That said, I'm looking for some advice on the flattening piece of the job. How would you recommend I go about getting this thing very...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Looking forward to being an active member on the forum. I have found myself in a new situation where I am moving toward building live edge furniture for my main income. I have many years in doing home/auto upholstery and would find a way to nicely marry the two. I have a few acres here...
  15. Wood Finishing
    My grandfather is a luthier and woodworker (in fact, he is probably on this website as well). The hairpin table legs are in the background I needed a kitchen table for my apartment and admired the look of live edge and black walnut. He just so happened to have some black walnut from a log he...
  16. General Woodworking Discussion
    I straightened out this bookmatched walnut live edge table by putting it over sawhorses, put hotplate and steaming water under it and covering it with plastic. It did the trick...it is flat once again! But, now how do I keep it that way? I have a kiln (foam box and dehumidifier)...should I put...
  17. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello all, Does anyone have a good source for wood slabs (live edge) near Houston, TX. M&G Sawmill in Huntsville is decent but the selection isn't huge. Thanks for your help! MABell
  18. Project Showcase
    This Mesquite end table I wanted to get a little creative so I inlayed crushed glass, ironpyrite and a geode in the top and used a custom mix of stain for a red color then put two coats of Tung oil and poly for the finish. For the base I welded round stock steel to get the look of branches, the...
  19. New Member Introductions
    I just want to take some time to introduce myself. My name is Greg I live in northern Arizona, my work is live edge end tables, coffee tables and what else I can come up with it has been a hobby of mine for a long time and now trying to make a business out of it. I look forward to talking and...
  20. Project Showcase
    Black Walnut Burl Bench A Beautiful piece to look at & Comfortable enough to sit on for hours. I created this piece using a 1.5" thick Black Walnut Slab for the seat, The back is a 7/8" thick walnut slab as well. The supports are Hickory & are 2" thick. Over all piece measures 62" long & stands...
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