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Bubinga Waterfall Leg Coffee Table

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Project by Russell Eck posted 09-27-2015 01:21 AM 1221 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished this one back in December last year and forgot to post it. Coffee table I made by re-sawing and book-matching a very nice piece of quartersawn bubinga that has a hint of sapwood on the edges. Continuous waterfall style leg and a metal leg I welded up on the opposite end. Love this one.

Finished with sealcoat Shellac and then satin General Finishes HP Polycrylic.





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mmh

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#1 posted 09-27-2015 04:23 AM

Very nice! I love the intense grain and the simple modern design allows the wood to show itself off!

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#2 posted 09-27-2015 01:23 PM

I admire this mittered corner joint of that table.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-27-2015 04:26 PM

Exceptional build, Russell. I have always loved this style and you did an outstanding job. How did you reinforce the miter? Also, how did you cut the miter to get it to fit so well? Table saw, sled?

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#4 posted 09-27-2015 05:03 PM

That is one awesome looking table, domino’s in the miter joint?

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#5 posted 09-27-2015 07:45 PM

Yeah, domino’s in the miter joint along with a narrow piece of angle iron underneath the joint. Just in case somebody wants to stand on it for some odd reason

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#6 posted 09-27-2015 07:45 PM

I did the miter with a circular saw actually

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#7 posted 09-27-2015 09:46 PM

You picked some really nice wood – and the grain matching is outstanding. Nice work!

TedP

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