Artist Matt Brown says, It was pretty heavily cracked and pitted, with knotholes and so on. But, I had a plan. A technique traditionally used with a color-matched epoxy to the wood, to give an ‘invisible’ repair.
DIY: Branch Chandelier -- easy to make from found wood and a string of outdoor globe lights. Perfect for a covered porch or a terrace/patio with an overhead trellis. I could do this on the porch if I have any picnics come summer.