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Project by Todd Barrone posted 27 days ago 1357 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table is 40” wide and 4’ long and 20” tall as per the customer’s orders. The customer wanted round legs and to show as much of the red in the eastern red cedar as possible, the leg’s were my favorite part of this build. I took 4×4 cedar post and turned them to the desired size and coloring. I learned some new techniques and was really happy with the results. We finished it with a product called Famowood sold at Lowe’s, it’s a glaze coat epoxy and it works really well, and even learned a few more tricks to glassing too. Just a great learning project and got paid to do it LOL

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting





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Tmtoolman

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#1 posted 27 days ago

Very nice work ! How did you attach the legs ?

-- Turning fine wood into sawdust !

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hoss12992

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#2 posted 27 days ago

That looks great. Love the finish on it. Great job buddy

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cdaniels

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#3 posted 27 days ago

me rikey!

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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Hawaiilad

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#4 posted 27 days ago

Love the color in that wood, nice build by the way

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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watermark

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#5 posted 27 days ago

Looks good! Learning is good… getting paid to learn is even better

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

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vanzemaljac

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#6 posted 27 days ago

Nice coffee table, good work …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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#7 posted 26 days ago

Always love your work. Great job.

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 26 days ago

Great looking coffee table, Todd. They should be real happy with that project!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 26 days ago

That is beautiful wood. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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medsker

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#10 posted 26 days ago

Beautiful project. Could you explain more about the Famowood product and how it is compared to just regular epoxy? Thanks..

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mariva57

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#11 posted 26 days ago

Hello Todd, another good project, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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palaswood

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#12 posted 26 days ago

so pretty!

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, http://instagram.com/palas_woodcraft#

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bigblockyeti

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#13 posted 26 days ago

I really like that look, thinking of doing something like that for the porch. How thick is the top slab?

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whitebeast88

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#14 posted 26 days ago

beautiful coffee table,nice work as always.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Todd Barrone

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#15 posted 26 days ago

Thank you every one for you comments, I love wood working.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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