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Tigerwood table build

BuffaloBrewerBuffaloBrewer Posts: 87
edited 5:41AM in EGG Table Forum
Here's some pictures from the table I threatened to build a while ago out of Tigerwood. The wood was easy to cut, but when drilling the wood would stick to the channel in the bit. It's basically a nakedwhiz design, but I extended one of the top stringers and put a handle on it. I had to use three pieces of stone and feet to get it high enough. I made a couple other errors along the way and still need to get another piece to build some endplates to cover up a mistake (and mount the bottle opener, I was told kegging homebrew was not an excuse not to have the bottle opener). Onto the pics!

raw wood

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BGE Table Wood , on Flickr

Miter Saw setup

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BGE Miter Saw , on Flickr

framed up

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BGE Table Frame, on Flickr

Finished product

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BGE Table, on Flickr

Comments

  • forgot to add: next time I have some muscle over (and the egg is cool) I'll be rotating it 180 degrees.
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Very Nice! Glad to see you finally got'r done :) :ohmy: :cheer:

    Capt Frank
    Homosassa, FL
  • ResQueResQue Posts: 1,045
    That looks great! I love the look of that wood. I had never heard of tigerwood before your post. Just finished looking at their website and now I want to redo my deck with it.
  • It would make a nice deck. I kind of wish I wouldn't have finished it right away. The wood darkens quickly in the sunlight. The uv inhibitors have kept it on the light side.
  • ResQueResQue Posts: 1,045
    Good to know about the finish. If you don't mind, I may have to copy you on the table. Not the design but with the tigerwood.
  • Nice table, is that wood expensive? I'm also gonna have to elivate my egg,think I'm gonna frame the bricks so they don't show.
  • I think the pic on their site sold me: tigerwood_barb_cart.jpg go for it.
  • beerguybeerguy Posts: 106
    The wrap around deck on my home was starting to fall off the side of the house a couple of years ago so I started evaluating decking materials. I originally wanted a maintenance free synethetic/vinyl material but was told to look at Tigerwood. I ended up going with it. It's anything but maintenance free but is absolutely gorgeous. I hit it with a UV inhibitor hardwood oil made by Perofin each year.
  • ResQueResQue Posts: 1,045
    Good to know, thanks.
  • That is really nice
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