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Project by cmillsrun posted 11-12-2015 08:47 PM 1532 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Butternut slab. Cut 1/3 off of the end for proper length and added angle to straight edges. I used the Offerman router planing jig as outlined in Fine Woodworking Issue #222 It worked out perfectly!

I then filled all of the cracks with epoxy as well as had to add the signature bowtie inlay for a larger crack. I used black walnut for this and while I could have used a bigger one or multiple small ones I’m still happy with the results. Finally finished it in General Finishes Arm-R-Seal which has certainly become my favorite finish.

Final touch was a friend helped out by welding the legs for me out of steel which adds a very nice contrast to the wood.

-- -Chris





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#1 posted 11-12-2015 09:34 PM

love this coffee table

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#2 posted 11-12-2015 09:49 PM

It’s a wonderful piece of wood and very nice piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 11-12-2015 09:56 PM

Great looking piece, really unique. Welldone.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#4 posted 11-13-2015 01:03 AM

Thank you all!

-- -Chris

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#5 posted 11-13-2015 02:23 AM

Great work will add in favorite for future consideration as project!

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#6 posted 11-13-2015 02:40 PM

looks great

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#7 posted 11-13-2015 02:43 PM

Beautiful piece of wood. Good job with it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 11-16-2015 09:01 PM

Beautiful!

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