I've often watched logs burning in a fireplace and wondered what the wood could have become. I purchased these logs for $2 a piece from a guy selling firewood on Craigslist. He claimed they are white oak. By stripping off the bark and sanding the log smooth, I created a nice piece that could be used as a stool or as a side table.

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I made this in a dark stain and gloss finish. I love it! Thanks for the idea!
I like it. Nice tutorial. Interested in that cordless chainsaw!
<p>here's what you need to get started. An electric chainsaw, an angle grinder and a log. Also required, a hatchet or hammer and chisel, orbital sander or sandpaper, and epoxy/liquid polymer. Love this series Keep em coming. keep em simple.</p>

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