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Project by crossroad posted 01-27-2016 03:30 AM 1470 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this walnut slab coffee table as an auction item for my grandsons’ school. The top is 22”x 45” and is 6/4. It’s got some nice curl on the wide end. The legs are cast iron that I found at a yard sale and painted flat black and the stretcher is walnut. 5 coats of arm-r-seal and it’s good to go. Hope it brings a couple of bucks for the school. Thanks to all for looking

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"





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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#1 posted 01-27-2016 05:54 AM

wow, incredible coffee table, love the slab and the finish is just wicked!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 01-27-2016 09:34 AM

A real beauty, th finish on this is amazing. French polish?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 01-27-2016 10:25 AM

Very attractive looking table. I like the combination of the various parts.

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#4 posted 01-27-2016 01:35 PM

Auction?????...........It looks perfect right were it is sitting now.
Very well done.

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

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#5 posted 01-27-2016 03:11 PM

great combination – I think the iron legs compliment the slab – of course the finish is just awesome

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#6 posted 01-27-2016 03:29 PM

nice table

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#7 posted 01-27-2016 03:44 PM

It’s a very nice looking table and the wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 01-27-2016 03:47 PM

The wood is priceless, at least in my country. very nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 01-27-2016 05:26 PM

Incredible finish- I like the live edge.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 01-27-2016 11:03 PM

Crossroad, Excellent!!! Thanks for posting.

-- Art

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#11 posted 01-28-2016 12:06 AM

Thanks to all for you kind words. The more I work with Arm-R-Seal the more I like it

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"

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#12 posted 01-28-2016 01:47 AM

That is beautiful. Great job

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#13 posted 01-28-2016 01:27 PM

Super nice work! The finish is stunning! The iron legs go so well with the walnut. Love the entire piece! Hope your auction goes as expected.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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