Cherry and wenge coffee table

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Project by RayNY posted 10-03-2008 11:30 PM 2040 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Coffee table out of Cherry, framing Wenge veneer. Mortice and Tenon joinery. The finish is shelac, with spar varnish on the top for better protection. I also waxed it.

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#1 posted 10-03-2008 11:32 PM

Very nice work, that is one sturdy looking table!

-- Jim, SE PA

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#2 posted 10-03-2008 11:47 PM

Very clean looking. I like it!

-- Kirk H. --

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#3 posted 10-03-2008 11:59 PM

Ray, this looks great!

-- Martin, Kansas

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#4 posted 10-03-2008 11:59 PM

I like the contrast in woods. How thick is the Wenge… is it solid or veneer?

Even though it’s a very straightforward design, you’ve done a fantastic job on it.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#5 posted 10-04-2008 12:10 AM

Good looking design. Sturdy, but classy.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 10-04-2008 12:15 AM

Nice table, I love the wenge. Nice contrast with the cherry. Great job.

-- Allegheny Woodshop

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#7 posted 10-04-2008 02:27 PM

Simply beautiful. Classic lines, great execution.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#8 posted 11-12-2008 04:00 PM

Nice tight joints, good wood selection. Nicely done!

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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