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Ideas for my black walnut table? Answered

I cut down 2 huge black walnut trees in my backyard and I have decided to make some tables but I need some tips and ideas for the table.. The thing stumping me the most (haha) is how should I make the legs for a table that small probably 2 feet in across?

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Like the dude said down there i would keep it real rustic and use branches off the tree, they dont even have to be straight just as long as it sits even( i know that sounds a little confusing) and just use double sided screws to put them in. Great idea about the table, and the hole! wish u luck! :)

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Burf

4 years ago

For a small table, use a simple pedestal type stand but I wouldn't lock myself into only tables. You could make wall hangers, wall clocks, bases for mounted moose heads or ram skulls, seats and/or backs for patio stools, etc. Let your imagination drift...

get the trees converted into planks, season for 5 to 7 years and then you can make what you like.

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JM1999

4 years ago

Cool table top!

Where do you want the table? one option could be to have it hanging from the roof or a frame and all you would have to do is put 4 eyelets in it. If you want it as a coffee table I personally would have a single leg made from one of the smaller straight branches from the tree, if you want 3 or 4 legs I have no ideas for the attachments.

Thanks! and that's not even one of the coolest.. what I wanted to do in the hole is get glass stones and pack them in and pour epoxy over to seal them in there... I might try the one straight branch idea thanks.

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iceng

4 years ago

Ahhaaa .... a cocktail serving table,

Add a plywood support and an LED center core to highlight some ornamental display ..... Hide the plywood.

Legs could be anything from Metal or pre-made wood screw ins.