Mahogany Coffee Table

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Project by brentmore posted 06-11-2015 03:19 PM 804 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been checking things off the ‘to-do’ list slowly but surely this summer. The wood for my latest creation comes from a giant stack of mahogany that I acquired a couple of years ago. As with the previous table project, I staggered and glued several panels to make one giant surface. For this surface, I also added support cross pieces underneath for extra support. It’s overkill since I don’t have any 120 lb coffee mugs, but I wanted to use the extra cutoffs in an elegant way. Waste not!

The legs are some 3/8″ steel hairpins that Gina found from a local seller. I purposefully didn’t design any storage in this table to dissuade us from having so much clutter around. Let’s see if it works.

-- Brent,

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 06-11-2015 05:21 PM


COOL way you cut glued the top together… just like laying a giant hardwood floor! :)

Nice clean joints…

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 06-11-2015 06:09 PM

Very nice. I too like the staggered look and your dogs look exceptionally pleased to have this new piece of furniture in their house.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#3 posted 06-12-2015 01:33 AM

Nice project for a beautiful piece of wood.

-- Doug

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