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    Can you believe they made a deck table out of these pieces?
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    Not be from Lunch.

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  • #2
    very beautiful colors and grain.... is it cypress? or cedar? or did I just show my lack of knowledge on wood types?

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    • #3
      That's pretty neat.

      Bob
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      I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!

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      • #4
        Sadly, there are some who would have turned it into a bonfire.

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        • #5
          I would not have done that. But, at least cover the top piece with Envirotex(plastic coat) & never put something as nice as that on the bottom of the pedistal. That is a waste. I would have used it for something more attractive, like a clock maybe. Anyway, it sure was a waste. My 2 cents worth.
          PERK

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          • #6
            I would have used it for something else but at least the beauty of the wood is being shared with others instead of being on a burn pile.
            Rolf
            RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
            Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
            Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
            And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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            • #7
              Hi Rob - Definitely not my idea of a good way to use two splendid looking pieces of timber but obviously someone likes the result and I'd be a liar if I said that I'd never seen anything done like this before. I guess before we criticize too much we should remember the saying 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder'.
              Jim in Mexico

              Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
              - Albert Einstein

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              • #8
                The top piece at least gets to show off. I wouldn't consider it going to waste.

                The burn pile's what gets me. I was visiting a friend last night and every time he tossed a piece of maple in the firepit I saw the artwork screaming to be let out. I would have grabbed a stack if I wouldn't have to truck it home on an airplane. I'm not nearly as hardcore as Sr. Packs-a-Scrollsaw.

                --Rob
                I'm not nearly as hardcore as Sr. Packs-a-Scrollsaw. I may outgeek him carrying three computers and a guitar

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                • #9
                  I packed a mountain bike, and took it with me as luggage on a cross country bus from Missouri to RI..
                  Jim

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