Pine Slab Island Top

Project by mantelguy posted 04-08-2010 03:42 PM 3268 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have just installed an island top that I made from a beautiful pine slab. These people’s home is really well done and my piece fit in perfectly, notice the custom light fixtures. I have a few tricks to make something like this work, sorry I am not going to share them, too much work figuring it out and no one else does it like this. I have made tables from this material in the past, and hope to do more.
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posted 04-08-2010 04:27 PM

Beautiful job!!! I’d love to have that on our island.

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posted 04-09-2010 02:15 PM

looks great…well done….that looks like one mean circler saw….

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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posted 04-09-2010 10:56 PM

Well, thanks for not sharing your tips which we have no clue about since you didn’t mention what problems you might have so we can’t be dutifully impressed!

I can only think of two issues – shrinkage or movement with the changes in humidity and keeping it from cupping and splitting both of which have well known solutions.

Looks great though, whatever you did.

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posted 04-10-2010 01:47 AM

Nice top, what finish did you use?

Is this old growth pine?

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