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Cherry Arts & Crafts Coffee Table

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Project by Nugs posted 08-05-2015 03:12 PM 1441 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this coffee table to better fit my living room. The one I built 2 years ago was too large for the room as we had packed more furniture into it. I’m glad my wife requested this as this cherry table matches all the cherry furniture better than the old oak table.

This was my first time using drawbored mortise and tenons and it worked out great, I’ll be using them for future projects.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 08-05-2015 03:32 PM

This is a nice design and a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#2 posted 08-05-2015 04:37 PM

Very nice work.

-- Chris K

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AandCstyle

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#3 posted 08-05-2015 11:12 PM

Nugs, that is very nicely done. You did a great job with some rather difficult design elements.

-- Art

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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 08-05-2015 11:40 PM

Great looking coffee table! That cherry is going to age up nicely!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 08-06-2015 12:09 AM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Gary

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#6 posted 08-06-2015 12:26 AM

Very attractive.

-- Gary, Florida

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Nick Ferry

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#7 posted 08-06-2015 03:20 AM

beautiful grain on that top!

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Matt

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#8 posted 08-06-2015 03:35 AM

Looks great! I love the breadboards.

Whats the finish?

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BigMig

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#9 posted 08-06-2015 01:50 PM

I really like Arts & Crafts designs executed in cherry. Your piece is a terrific example. Great work.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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calisdad

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#10 posted 08-06-2015 03:19 PM

Handsome !

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david38

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#11 posted 08-06-2015 07:14 PM

nice table

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Nugs

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#12 posted 08-06-2015 07:20 PM

Thanks everyone, the finish is 4 coats of wiping varnish buffed out with steel wool and wax.

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#13 posted 08-07-2015 12:59 AM

Looks like it’s made to match your media cabinet, nice workmanship.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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