Pine Burl Table: the Toadstool

About: I am a teacher who enjoys environmentally responsible woodworking. Most evenings will find me in the shop working with my now 8 year old son Shay who is both my greatest helper and biggest fan.

This was a great little table I made from a pine burl.  Working with pine burls is fun because they are common and so not overly expensive or hard to come by.  At the same time they are a great natural shape and have fantastic grain.  This is broken up into three videos and walk through the entire process from the chainsaw to the finish.  Be safe and happy woodworking!

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    6 years ago on Introduction

    This is great, thank you. I always imagined people made these sorts of things using a planer, but a chainsaw - I didn't realize. Now I can see this is within my reach of actually doing. cool!


    6 years ago on Introduction

    The roots are nice looking, too bad they are not on the bottom. Nice project.