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Coffee Table - Red Oak & Padauk #4: Build complete

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Blog entry by Mosquito posted 05-10-2012 01:36 PM 1924 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Last weekend I was able to complete the coffee table, apart from finishing it. I put a bevel on the top and bottom corners of the table top, as well as a slight bevel on all the way around the legs, and on the bottom edges of the apron. As per a recommendation from someone on my last blog entry, I also put a decently heavy bevel on the leg bottoms, to try to avoid splintering. I attached the top with table top fasteners and cut the slots for them with my biscuit joiner.

Cat inspected:

Cat Approved:

Until I get a chance to finish it, that will be the last update.

Thanks for checking it out :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods



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#1 posted 05-10-2012 02:18 PM

Nice understated use of the paduke, adds accent without overwhelming the look. Just watch with the paduke that it doesn’t bleed into the oak.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#2 posted 05-11-2012 01:15 PM

very nice

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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#3 posted 05-11-2012 05:42 PM

Russ, thanks, I wanted something but not too much of it, had thought about doing inlay in the top or legs, but when I sketched it up I just wasn’t feeling it, so I went with what I have here. For finishing it, I’m planning on spraying it using my HVLP system, so I’m thinking there shouldn’t be too many issues with that… I hope

Thanks Jacob

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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