Sofa Table

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Project by jdeefus posted 11-09-2014 04:28 PM 1160 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought a pile of wood recently at an auction and in the pile was a couple of pieces of pine that were 17” wide and all filthy so I got to looking at it and decided it would make a nice table top. I cut the top to 52” long and left the width alone. I built the legs from some standard 2x lumber that was also in the auction pile. I used mortise and tenon joints for the legs, rails and stretcher and I attached the top with pocket screws. I finshed the top with danish oil and three coats of polyurethane and simply painted the legs with old century carriage black. Now I’m looking for a good project for the other old piece of pine.

-- Jdeefus, Canton, Ohio

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#1 posted 11-09-2014 04:36 PM

Looks great!

-- Don Kriner

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#2 posted 11-10-2014 12:05 AM

Nice table, great work & finish on the top. If you have a place for another table, the other pine board could be used for a matching table, of similar design.

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