This thing was the biggest pain in the arse to do. I didn't enjoy doing it a bit and in the end I didn't get what a wanted, which was a table top.
I ran out of both time and supplies so I did the best with what I had and its now a pretty piece in the yard. Which I won't complain on at all, a lot of people seem to really like it. That or they don't want to hear me whine about how annoying it was to make >. > could be.... Meh, it's pretty. Nuff said.