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Re: Customer's projects pictures thread
« Reply #220 on: May 29, 2018, 07:44:57 PM »
That defines shiny.
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« Reply #221 on: May 29, 2018, 08:19:59 PM »
Unreal !
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« Reply #222 on: May 30, 2018, 02:40:56 AM »
That's an incredibly beautiful table....in exactly the wrong location.  This is not going to have a happy ending,  because his wife is NOT happy with this.  Trust me, his wife is NOT happy with this.














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Re: Customer's projects pictures thread
« Reply #223 on: May 30, 2018, 09:41:20 AM »
Never thought of using granite for window sills..

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Re: Customer's projects pictures thread
« Reply #224 on: June 01, 2018, 02:50:40 AM »
I never thought of using cedar for a mirror :).  Beautiful work!
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« Reply #225 on: June 03, 2018, 12:16:10 AM »
Must be about a dozen coats of something on there. I would really like to know what the finish is: I got a spec job coming up and thats the kind of surface it needs
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« Reply #226 on: June 03, 2018, 03:43:01 PM »
Longtime Lurker, I contacted the guy who built and finished the cedar table.  He said that he used a two part epoxy finish that was available at Lowes in the paint section.  He did not mention how many coats that he applied.
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« Reply #227 on: June 03, 2018, 08:10:47 PM »
My guess would be EnviroTex 2-part epoxy, which goes on thick, and dries to a high gloss shine.
Under bark there's boards and beams, somewhere in between.
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Re: Customer's projects pictures thread
« Reply #228 on: June 29, 2018, 02:29:12 PM »
Today's first happy customer came over and got a piece of 2" one natural edge slab for an outside bar. It was 10' long and I cut some off for him. He also picked up some pine bark slabs for other projects:



 

Today, second happy customer came to buy some natural edge 2" thick pine slabs to use for seating at a wedding. She looked at renting chairs and she didn't want to pay for them. She searched online and saw where someone else used bales of hay and put planks across them to let people sit on. She bought all I had on hand once she saw want they looked like. So she was happy and thought that she could use them for other things after the wedding. And she gave me a tip as well.
Now, I'll have cut more to have on hand.
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Re: Customer's projects pictures thread
« Reply #229 on: June 29, 2018, 02:35:18 PM »
There is nothing better than a Happy Lady!  :)
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Re: Customer's projects pictures thread
« Reply #230 on: June 29, 2018, 02:55:43 PM »
Jim,

   Well done. Always good to see a happy and excited customer leaving.

    I think that lady may be back. Are you sure she is just interested in your lumber products? :D
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« Reply #231 on: June 29, 2018, 03:49:24 PM »
I told her I was getting to old to load that stuff by hand, even with her help. And that my wife wants me to retire.
I told her that I needed to take her picture as a "happy customer" for facebook and the internet.
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« Reply #232 on: June 29, 2018, 04:29:44 PM »
   Well, maybe she should get a career in modeling as she does a great job as a happy customer. And I still bet she is back and likely several of her friends. Keep up the good work. ;D
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« Reply #233 on: June 29, 2018, 08:01:21 PM »
You old goat........no, wait a minute, we already have an old goat :)
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« Reply #234 on: June 29, 2018, 08:13:05 PM »
I told her I was getting to old to load that stuff by hand, even with her help. And that my wife wants me to retire.
I told her that I needed to take her picture as a "happy customer" for facebook and the internet.
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Are those pine slabs...looks like a good seller. I've been thinking about cutting pine slabs live edge, just for wedding benches...could sell them cheaper than hardwood slabs. Also they look nice and flat, do you store them on your lumber pallets? Thanks Corey
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« Reply #235 on: June 29, 2018, 08:32:29 PM »
Could just rent them for such occasions!   Hope they don't get 'sappy' during the wedding! :D

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« Reply #236 on: June 30, 2018, 08:38:35 AM »
I told her I was getting to old to load that stuff by hand, even with her help. And that my wife wants me to retire.
I told her that I needed to take her picture as a "happy customer" for facebook and the internet.
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Are those pine slabs...looks like a good seller. I've been thinking about cutting pine slabs live edge, just for wedding benches...could sell them cheaper than hardwood slabs. Also they look nice and flat, do you store them on your lumber pallets? Thanks Corey
Corey:
When we had the gathering at Peter's sawmill last month, Bruno from NH told me how he was cutting 2" thick natural edge slabs and selling them as fast as he could produce them. And how he was doing it on facebook marketplace.
I started using marketplace to sell off some old oak slab pieces I had kicking around the yard for some time. I sold all I listed within 36 hours.
I then started cutting some wide 2" thick pine slabs from fresh cut logs. I have mentioned to all customer's that they are fresh cut and could be sappy. And that they should let them dry out a bit. So they have been warned.
As far as storing them; I just put them on a regular lumber stack with regular 1" stickers, but they were only there a few days to a week at most.
I cut one 2" slab at 4:30 one afternoon and listed it, it was sold by 7:30 that night.
They are easy to cut and you don't have to edge them. Just slide them off the mill and they are done. That's about the whole story, that I can tell you.
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« Reply #237 on: June 30, 2018, 11:16:36 AM »
There's a mill around the Norridgewock area. He's on a back road. He had some white pine slabs. Had them stood up outside,by the road,by the buildings,at least 10. Quite the sight.
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« Reply #238 on: June 30, 2018, 09:40:09 PM »
I guess I could post this here.  My "customer" is my Niece.  I offered and she accepted a book matched pair of slabs I glued and planned down with my router.  She did the finish work and attached the legs.

 

 

 
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« Reply #239 on: July 01, 2018, 07:41:01 AM »
Stupendous!!!   8)
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