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Tree stump coffee tables are not only lovely but also eco-friendly. The woodsy style will provoke simple rustic look. Lately, the tree trump is becoming an idol to have a coffee table. There are a lot of designs offered regarding to this material.

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This time, we will not give any review about the product but we are going to share about how to make your own tree stump coffee tables. Let us see how it works.

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Find a tree stump

Go to the Tree trimmer or clearing company andget 30-42 inches of diameter and 8-10 inches of depth tree trump. If you want to cut it yourself, use the chainsaw to cut the perimeter. Try to cut it as straight as possible since it will make you work less lately. After that, dry it out for several weeks in warm dry place. Make sure to raise the other side of the trump off from the floor to let the airflow.

Remove the bark

Separate the bark of the wood use a sharp chisel. Do it from a small section. To peel off the remaining bark in large pieces, you can use a pry bar and chisel. After it is done, it is time to use hand planer to flatten each side in a small increment. Sand the top of trump with orbital palm sander. Move back and forth over the surface constantly to avoid making low spot. Do it until it smooth evenly.

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Choose the table legs

Pick the legs for your DIY wood stump coffee table. There are so many ideas of the base table. In this case, we use V-shaped legs. We use recycle material from window sash. To make it in this shape, weld these pair of legs in 45° angle. Go slowly since the cast iron is going to crack if it is quickly heated. After welding it, use an angle grinder to smoothen the join.

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Install the leg

Create holes with 2 inches of depth by using a paddle that bit sized to the leg’s diameter. Because we want the legs stuck in an angle, we make a guide block to for guiding the dill at every hole consistently. Before attaching the leg, put a teaspoon of mixed of two part epoxy sixe amount in every hole directly. You should make sure that the legs are installed fully into every hole so the stmp coffee tables will be even. Make sure to let the epoxy cure before you turn the table.

Finishing

For finishing touch, apply two coats of sealer on the top and the sides of the table. Match the stain color with your favorite. You can sand in the coats with 480 grit of sandpaper. It is to make sure an extra soft and smooth finish.

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Article publié pour la première fois le 22/06/2017

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