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Project by Oak Designs posted 02-19-2009 02:08 PM 9974 views 17 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of our rustic oak coffee tables that we sell in the UK. A simple design but a nice chunky piece of furniture that looks great in the modern country home!

-- Ben Bull, Oak Designs - http://www.oak-coffee-tables.com





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interpim

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#1 posted 02-19-2009 03:26 PM

Wow… that must weigh a ton.

-- San Diego, CA

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#2 posted 02-19-2009 05:15 PM

I’m in agreement, doesn’t look like a tornado would blow that old boy away! So is “sturdy” the name of the game in the UK? Must be!

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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Karson

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#3 posted 02-19-2009 05:17 PM

Wow you could branch out into Blacksmith work benches.

Looks great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Oak Designs

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#4 posted 02-19-2009 05:39 PM

hehe, thanks for the positive comments, i think the pictures make it look quite a bit bigger than it actually is… but hey, chunky is good! Ive just launched my website Rustic Oak Coffee Tables selling this style of furniture in the UK…If anyone has a related furniture site and would like to exchange links just let me know! Thanks again for your comments! Ben.

-- Ben Bull, Oak Designs - http://www.oak-coffee-tables.com

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#5 posted 02-19-2009 06:09 PM

WOW! I love the table! Hope there will be others to follow.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 02-19-2009 06:25 PM

You could make ten tables with that much wood. LOL, actually, Cool idea for that rough and tumble house full of kids. Would be hard to damage that! Different idea, I like it.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 02-19-2009 07:30 PM

I think it would hold a cup of coffee….......free shipping?

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#8 posted 02-19-2009 07:55 PM

I really like the look of this. How do you attach the ‘feet’? Nice job!

-- The name is "Splinter"... I'm the son-of-a-son-of-a-carpenter

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#9 posted 02-19-2009 08:05 PM

Hmm, I don’t know, it looks a little flimsy… LOL

Looks great, I like the “chunky” style… something I could certainly put my feet on…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#10 posted 02-19-2009 08:13 PM

I sure hope this doesn’t have to be moved too often! Where did you find the wood for it?

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#11 posted 02-19-2009 10:29 PM

What can I say, solid!

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#12 posted 02-19-2009 11:11 PM

Wow! Is this sold as free products with purchase of shipping?: ) Like Mick, I’m wondering how you attached the legs.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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noknot

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#13 posted 02-20-2009 01:30 AM

There must be some girthy ladys there if they need that much wood to put there hooves on. lol

-- GO DAWGS!

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#14 posted 02-20-2009 01:33 AM

I’m thinking the legs are attached using gravity and a couple of dowels . . . or in this case broom handles. :-)

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#15 posted 02-20-2009 02:17 AM

Beefy, now my cedar slab one is looking a little flimsy. :P

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

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