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In the hardwood bottom-lands of the Mississippi Delta, large oaks, maples and hickorys die every day. Some just get old and fall. Some are unlucky enough to get struck by lightning and crash to the ground suddenly. In any … Continue reading
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This hickory table uses 1×4″ boards that were reassembled using a biscuit joiner to give the appearance of a solid slab. The bark on the edge pieces were kept for added interest and gives the table a rustic look. … Continue reading
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The hickory table made it’s way through the shipping process to Seattle and is shown here installed in it’s new living room. I got a message that the table passed the cat test and the picture below seems to confirm. … Continue reading
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I found this tree standing dead about 4 years ago in the woods behind my house. Death by thunderstorm surprised this beauty. The top of the tree, shattered by a sudden lightning strike, lay on the ground next to … Continue reading
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I finally finished the “Flintstone” table, then shipped it and installed it in our apartment in Mexico City. It is really nice to have a couple of pieces of furniture from home around so we don’t get too homesick. The … Continue reading
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Previous posts described the sawmill slabbing attachment in detail. http://barrackfarms.com/wordpress/lucas-sawmill-slabbing-attachment/ Here we have a rustic coffee table design made entirely from slabs cut with the sawmill last summer. After rough cutting with the chain saw, the curves in the base … Continue reading