Red cedar coffee table with a stash drawer

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Project by Todd Barrone posted 07-28-2014 10:57 PM 3098 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Over here at Barrone Contracting were always trying out new ways to make ordinary things look cool. This week we did a regular coffee table and put a stash drawer in it. It was a lot of fun to make and we hope this appeals to the public and start getting orders for these. This has a 6 coats of polyurethane finish on it and the drawer can be lockable but this one is not.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#1 posted 07-28-2014 11:11 PM

Boy oh boy Todd…. Just keep getting better and better cedar king…one of these days, be saying..”knew ole Todd back when” Nice job sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#2 posted 07-28-2014 11:26 PM

Looks like a good place for a shotgun and a rifle. Nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 07-28-2014 11:40 PM

I absolutely love this! What a great way to add some extra storage too!

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#4 posted 07-28-2014 11:41 PM

Looks like a good place for a shotgun and a rifle. Nice build.

- Roger

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#5 posted 07-29-2014 12:16 AM

Todd, I like this a lot! Wooden drawer slides? Looks like a great place to hide personal protection devices.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 07-29-2014 12:22 AM

wow. thats some kind of stash drawer. awesome

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#7 posted 07-29-2014 01:30 AM

Great job buddy

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#8 posted 07-29-2014 01:57 AM

This is one very cool table. Nice Job

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#9 posted 07-29-2014 03:00 AM

That is a super table and I love the stash drawer as will a lot of customers!!!

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

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#10 posted 07-29-2014 03:17 AM

Todd, that is beautiful. The Red Cedar is something else, it just popps like nothing else I know.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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#11 posted 07-29-2014 06:35 AM

Very nice…
But, where do you going with your knees?

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#12 posted 07-29-2014 09:55 AM

You sure make it beautiful. Great build.

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

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#13 posted 07-29-2014 02:43 PM

Just want to say thank you to every one for there comments and questions, here are some answers to your questions. Some one asked me if it was wooden drawer slides? Yes and no, the drawer just slides on the bottom of the cabinet, I fine sanded it with 220 to give it a nice sliding surface. Some one else asked about if there was room for your knees? I think there is, we tried it out and we had no issues. The only thing I was not real happy with was the top, I think a live edge on both sides would really have set it off, but I do the live edge thing all the time and wanted to try some thing different. Next one will be live edge. Thank you again every one and feel free to ask more questions.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#14 posted 07-29-2014 06:53 PM

Sweet i love cedar, and I agree with some other folks great place for the shotgun Hee hee

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#15 posted 07-29-2014 07:06 PM

Really clean, simple and beautiful lines! Compliments.

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