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box elder slab
« on: May 14, 2016, 04:25:53 pm »
Check out this table Kevin made with a slab of box elder.  It certainly didn't look like much when it arrived at the shop or even coming out of the kiln.  Once they applied the tung oil the color just popped!

 

 

(The slab is sitting on Alissa high top table legs.)

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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2016, 05:13:57 pm »
It's popped all right!!!!!
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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2016, 08:29:25 pm »
Love it!
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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2016, 04:15:02 pm »
Box Elder is some purdy stuff.   smiley_thumbsup
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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2016, 08:32:17 am »
I had no idea box elder had that sort of color in it
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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2016, 08:42:56 am »
Hence the name, "Flaming Boxelder".  Beautiful table top.
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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2016, 11:13:24 am »
A visitor to our shop told me the red will eventually fade.  Does anyone know if he is right?

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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2016, 04:19:08 pm »
Unfortunately, yes. 
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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2016, 06:03:45 pm »
WDH

can we resand to bring it back?

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Re: box elder slab
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2016, 08:22:25 pm »
I think so, but I have not had any personal experience with it.
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