My maple coffee table #4: Update on my progress

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Blog entry by DrewM posted 07-09-2010 03:13 AM 1602 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Had a free day today in spend in the shop. I finished flattening the top with my new wood river no.5 plane (thanks LJ Forums for the help there). I also finished milling the legs and aprons down to final size. Then I put a edge on the top with the router and did some sanding. Next I plan to make the floating tenons and cut the mortises for the legs and aprons. So far my project is coming along nicely with only some minor hiccups here and there. Thanks for reading, here are some pictures.

-- Drew, Delaware

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#1 posted 07-09-2010 03:58 AM

It looks like it is coming along really well! Keep it up…

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 04:15 AM

Life is good with a flat top…good luck on the rest …BC

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 06:27 AM

Well done flattening the top with a hand plane…

-- Troy Bouffard || Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) ||

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 06:32 AM

Looking fantastic.

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#5 posted 07-09-2010 08:03 AM

Ooooh. Pretty.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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#6 posted 07-09-2010 10:52 AM

That looks great! Looking forward to seeing your progress.

-- Robb

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#7 posted 07-09-2010 03:07 PM

This looks really great.

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#8 posted 12-19-2010 11:42 PM

That looks good.

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