Another Cedar Coffee table build

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Project by Todd Barrone posted 07-02-2014 03:11 AM 2323 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

-- "The Cedar King"

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#1 posted 07-02-2014 03:18 AM

Very nice work ! How did you attach the legs ?

-- Turning fine wood into sawdust !

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#2 posted 07-02-2014 04:09 AM

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

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#3 posted 07-02-2014 04:20 AM

me rikey!

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

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#4 posted 07-02-2014 05:19 AM

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

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#5 posted 07-02-2014 05:23 AM

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

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#6 posted 07-02-2014 07:07 AM

Nice coffee table, good work …

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#7 posted 07-02-2014 10:04 AM

Always love your work. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 07-02-2014 10:42 AM

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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#9 posted 07-02-2014 01:31 PM

That is beautiful wood. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#10 posted 07-02-2014 05:13 PM

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

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#11 posted 07-02-2014 09:02 PM

Hello Todd, another good project, compliments.

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#12 posted 07-02-2014 10:24 PM

so pretty!

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#13 posted 07-03-2014 12:19 AM

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

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#14 posted 07-03-2014 12:31 AM

beautiful coffee table,nice work as always.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#15 posted 07-03-2014 03:55 AM

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

-- "The Cedar King"

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