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Project by wouldi posted 02-15-2009 12:47 AM 2286 views 17 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Contemporary coffee table. Made from hard maple. This picture was take 4 years after it was built. It has been hauled to Denver, Chicago, Minneapolis and in between. Some how thanks to superb craftsmanship it has endured. You have to test the product before you sell it.

-- to the endeavor

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#1 posted 02-15-2009 12:58 AM

Very nice style, I like the feeling of space you get from that table.

-- You know.... I think that old wood needs to be furniture.

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#2 posted 02-15-2009 01:14 AM

Very well done.
Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Not my woodworking

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#3 posted 02-15-2009 01:35 AM

I love the look and I love the craftsmanship of this. Thanks for posting. And just in time. You have given me an ideal on a project that i am working on right now.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA.

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#4 posted 02-15-2009 02:00 AM

The table is really nice, I like the way it shows the joinery.

-- Andy Stark

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#5 posted 02-15-2009 02:12 AM

well thank you for the words.. as to the question of the leg to stretcher joint. the grid that supports the frame that holds the glass is held into the leg by what i would call a double bridal joint. the grid is half lapped inside of the leg on all for corners. and the bottom supports have 2 hardwood dowels in them. the hard part was the glue up ….

-- to the endeavor

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#6 posted 02-15-2009 02:37 AM

That is gorgeous, I love the concept and the open views it offers.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#7 posted 02-15-2009 05:46 PM

Very nicely done, great project!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#8 posted 02-16-2009 03:26 AM

That’s a perfect table for a glass top because it gives you something interesting to look at through the glass. Nice joinery. Functional and aesthetically pleasing together in one.

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#9 posted 04-03-2009 09:25 PM

Those corners have something against my shins…

-- crafty ladies love wood too!

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#10 posted 05-23-2010 07:52 AM

nice table.!

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#11 posted 05-23-2010 07:32 PM

Very cool design

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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