Mission coffee table

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Project by daveysprocket posted 01-31-2009 06:38 PM 1978 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Dad and I made this years ago when I had no furniture. The only things I would have changed would be: no chmfer on the underside of the top’s edge and I would have liked it darker.

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#1 posted 01-31-2009 07:29 PM

Thats a nice coffee table.

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#2 posted 01-31-2009 07:40 PM

I wouldn’t change a thing!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 01-31-2009 10:57 PM

Great job!

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#4 posted 02-01-2009 03:28 AM

Great project, great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 02-01-2009 06:34 AM

That mission rocking chair looks good to. How about some pic’s of it?

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#6 posted 02-01-2009 05:15 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments. I don’t think you want pictures of the mission rocj\ker though. It’s made by Flexsteel. I may copy it one of these days, though

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#7 posted 02-05-2009 03:09 AM

Great woodworking projects. Workmanship is outstanding and designs are perfect. Great job. Thanks for sharing!

-- Bill

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#8 posted 08-03-2009 06:00 PM

Oh Man are you crazy???? I love the lighter look, shows all the nice wood grain, I wouldn’t change a thing great job thanks for sharing

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#9 posted 12-17-2012 12:04 PM


Looks Great! My wife has asked for a Mission Style Sofa Table, which will be a narrower version of this – it’s great to see this, prior to my build. Don’t change anything.

How did you finish this?


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#10 posted 12-17-2012 03:46 PM

It was finished with a honey oak stain and 5 coats of a wiping polyurethane. If I had to do it again, I would have used a chestnut stain and General Finish’s Oil and Urethane. I only found that finish afterward and it is now my favorite. This table has held up well for many years now and still looks new even with 2 kids!

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#11 posted 12-17-2012 05:12 PM

Nice work a fine piece.

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