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What Should We Do With This Slab?
« on: April 23, 2021, 08:51:52 AM »
Friday fun at the mill!

Kevin used the SlabMizer to create this white oak slab that we think looks like a mustache.  :D :D :D
Help us figure out what we should turn this slab into... as it is a little bit too heavy for Kevin to use as facial hair.



 
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2021, 09:26:21 AM »
When I was doing live edge furniture these kinds of slabs always made my mind go crazy.
Here are a couple of quick thoughts.
1. If you had 2 younger kids make a double desk/craft table.  Mount entire slab to legs or wall and each kid gets one of the curved areas for their work space.
2.  display table for craft store/booth
3. cut in half and make matching firepit benches for opposite sides of the pit.  I would do this with curved logs and had good luck selling to customers.
4. bar top

This should get the game started.  Lets hear from this creative group.
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2021, 09:50:33 AM »
I would suggest that you sell it to member @UncleMoustache  

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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2021, 10:03:37 AM »
I would think a barber shop would be interested as an indoor piece of wall art. 
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2021, 10:11:29 AM »
Build a giant bird that hangs from the ceiling of your store. A new Logrite mascot from prehistoric times. 
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2021, 07:29:41 PM »
It looks like it would make a good courting chair (bench) with room for a chaperone.
Or flip it over and use it for the back of a pew style bench.
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2021, 07:52:50 PM »
As I mentioned earlier today, invert and use for a headboard. Use the scraps from the log to build twin bedside tables. Each should have a single drawer and a shelf underneath and if done correctly, flow the grain of the headboard into the top of each table. To the right customer, that would bring a lot of $. WOC 
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2021, 01:11:58 PM »
I would suggest that you sell it to member @UncleMoustache  

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That's awesome!  I would definitely buy that.  You anywhere near St. Louis?



 
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2021, 02:28:25 PM »
 :D :D :D Oh man, what a perfect fit that would be! Logrite is in Connecticut so unfortunately we are a little bit far from you.
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2021, 11:48:46 PM »
3 kid desk top.

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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2021, 10:07:28 AM »
As I mentioned earlier today, invert and use for a headboard. Use the scraps from the log to build twin bedside tables. Each should have a single drawer and a shelf underneath and if done correctly, flow the grain of the headboard into the top of each table. To the right customer, that would bring a lot of $. WOC
I shared in your idea before I read your comment. I was thinking it could be used whole or bandsawed narrower but following the natural curve depending on the design choice. 
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Re: What Should We Do With This Slab?
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2021, 10:24:47 AM »
Stache it somewhere safe.
Anything someone can design, I can sure figure out how to fix!
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