The Client Hated This Slab
Blacktail Studio Blacktail Studio
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 Published On Mar 10, 2022

Blacktail epoxy workshop:
This epoxy table build was one of the most difficult in my career. It took over 18 months and around 150 hours to finally get this delivered to the client. Let me know what you think!

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Story of this build:

Blacktail Epoxy Table Workshop:
Steel table base:

Items used in this build:
Deep pour epoxy:
Angle grinder:
Track saw:
Table top epoxy (touch-ups/fast):
CA glue:
Threaded inserts:
Festool sander:
Roundover bit:
Lightstick (now $55):
Mesh sandpaper:
Gem buffer:
Photography light (similar):
White buffing pads:
Furniture bolts:
Cordless router:

0:00 Intro
0:58 Unloading problems
1:41 Choosing a layout
3:03 Giving away my planer
4:22 Live-edge slab cleanup
6:12 If you want to build tables yourself
6:50 Big win!... Bigger fail
7:44 Sealing the slab with epoxy
8:53 Epoxy form building
10:20 Epoxy pour
11:02 Trying something new
12:30 Slab flattening and alternatives
14:36 Which wood slab is best?
16:00 Custom steel table base
17:14 Filling imperfections
19:32 Did I paint it???
20:46 The world's best crate. And another mistake
23:24 First job for the forklift (and its a big one)
24:35 Final reveal

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