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Project by CasanovaFrankenstein posted 101 days ago 1157 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve always liked the minimal designs, be it painting or woodworking or sculpture or whatever. I also think the design itself should be used as supports. The shelf on the bottom is useful to put stuff on, but it’s really there to hold the legs in place. It’s made of Cherry and Walnut.

-- -Kyle





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watermark

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#1 posted 101 days ago

Nice work! I like the simplistic design. Welcome to LJs.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 101 days ago

Absolutely nothing wrong with a simple design. It’s not uncommon that we work very hard to make it look simple.

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 101 days ago

beautiful but I don’t think ‘simple’ is the right word, I see several procedures that are anything but simple. Also, what kind of wood is the top ?
very nice work and welcome th LJ’s

-- Dick, Ohio

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 101 days ago

Very nice coffee table and I agree with recycle1943, there are parts of that build that are not simple and beautiful wood.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 101 days ago

very nice table, great work, Welcome to LJ’s

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#6 posted 101 days ago

I really like the design in the top.

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#7 posted 101 days ago

Very nice design. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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CasanovaFrankenstein

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#8 posted 101 days ago

Thanks for the compliments everyone!
the top is cherry and walnut.

-- -Kyle

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watermark

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#9 posted 101 days ago

I agree that “simplistic” may not have been a very good choice in words :) Clean design may have been a better description. I recognize the difficulty in the construction and really liked the overall design and choice in materials.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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Bob Areddy

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#10 posted 101 days ago

I like it. Is the bottom shelf in the way, as in, I’m gonna kill my shin or ankle on the corner if I’m not careful?

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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CasanovaFrankenstein

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#11 posted 101 days ago

I’ve been using this table for about 5 years now and I don’t think I’ve ever hit the bottom shelf. It’s a couple of inches smaller than the top which helps. I rest my feet on it a lot actually. It’s a pretty solid design overall, if you are thinking of re-creating it be sure to send me pictures. :)

-- -Kyle

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