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Live edge Walnut slab coffee table

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Project by LoganN posted 02-03-2015 11:53 PM 1562 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this board at my local lumber store and had to have it. 42” long, 18” at its widest point, and a live edge – it was a beautiful board! I decided on a coffee table because of the size of the slab and came up with a leg design for it (which changed 3 times into what you see here).

The legs are curly maple and are attached to the top with a cleat. The bottom shelf is 2 boards jointed and biscuit joined and then I used some 1/2 lap joinery and pocket screws attacking the bottom shelf to the legs. It was all finished with Danish oil and wipe-on poly.

The last picture shows the grain of the top – you can see why I loved this board and had to have it. This was sold to a friend who needed a coffee table.





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 02-04-2015 01:26 AM

Beautiful love the live edge.Great table,thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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watermark

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#2 posted 02-04-2015 06:06 AM

Nice slab alright. I like the “third” leg idea too.

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

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LoganN

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#3 posted 02-04-2015 01:14 PM

Thanks! I loved the live edge too. The third leg was actually going to be leg in my second design, but then I thought it might be too much, so I altered the design to this one. I definitely like it more.

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#4 posted 02-04-2015 02:22 PM

nice looking table

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BTimmons

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#5 posted 02-04-2015 04:54 PM

Very cool. I like the design of the lower shelf support. It’s not Nakashima, not Mission style, it’s something else that belongs to you.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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LoganN

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#6 posted 02-04-2015 06:22 PM

BTimmons – Thanks! Thats what I was going for! Wait until you see my next project! It has some amazing woods and I had some fun with it. Very different

I appreciate the encouragement!

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JimRochester

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#7 posted 02-04-2015 07:11 PM

I think I saw that piece over at Pittsford Lumber. Liked it but didn’t have a project for it. Glad you got it, looks great.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#8 posted 02-04-2015 07:34 PM

Gorgeous!

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