Coffee and End Table

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Project by tim387 posted 02-13-2015 02:46 AM 920 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Changing from store bought to my build. First the bedroom, living room, next the kitchen

-- Tim S. Top notch stick kicker

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#1 posted 02-13-2015 03:20 AM

I really like the coffee table – looks like a (much bigger) version of a little one i built back in the fall. What kind of wood is it? Did you cut the big curves with a band saw?

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#2 posted 02-13-2015 03:45 AM

The big table is 68” x 40” x 7/8” and the end tables are 30” x 17” x 7/8”. I used cherry for all the parts. I used cardboard cutouts to size it for the couch. I was originally thinking it would be about 40” long but it looked much too small.

I ruffed it out with a jigsaw, then finished it with a drum sander on my drill press. I lowered the drum down to the height of my bench to hold the table while i turned it. It weighs about 40 lbs.

-- Tim S. Top notch stick kicker

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#3 posted 02-13-2015 11:42 PM

Nice curves for the tables!

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#4 posted 02-14-2015 05:01 PM

Nice – what kind of receiver do you have on the entertainment console?

-- Noel

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#5 posted 02-15-2015 02:25 PM

It’s a Pioneer xs-550 from the mid 70’s. Got it at a garage sale for $5 and replaced a burnt capacitor to restore the stereo. I also have a Sony 6060f from 1968.

-- Tim S. Top notch stick kicker

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