Thread: Pedestal base
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:04 AM
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Default Re: Pedestal base

It is live oak, about 50% heavier than white or red oak. It is used a lot for the futtocks (curved frames) in large wooden boats.
I cut a piece 1 1/2 x 6 x 12" and it weighs just over 4 pounds, that should be stable
I'll sand it a little and post a photo with a little varnish on it, it has an interesting grain. As far as I know, it is seldom finished. I really like the look when it is.
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