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A coffee table made from an old fire pit

06-01-2015 12:56 AM by Chris McDowell | 2 comments »

View a video of this build here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16o0Ic0RPro We had an old fire pit where we had taken its top off and were using it on a different base in the backyard. The old base was taking up space in the shop, so I was going to throw it away, but then had the thought to make a table top for it. I used cedar and teak oil finish since I had planned on using the table outside, but we are actually using it inside now. The cedar was green so there was a good bit of warping and shrinking that I had to deal with during the glue up process. My jack plane got a good workout, and my arms too. A note about using screws to attach the top. This may go against conventiona...

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