Coffee table made from beech counter top remnants

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Project by studie posted 10-15-2009 02:23 AM 2080 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A sink cutout for a large sink with drain board was perfect to make as a gift for a great client & friend that has referred me to many great jobs. It is Beech from IKEA with african mahogany edges. The lower shelf was a challenge as the point of connection is small & round. I routed a spline underneath then placed a hardwood spline in the groove. Also I like to sand & finish these tripod ladders with a new top of doug fir, again Sikkens deck coating super tough, looks great. Well the ladder picture is too big to download so the african mahogany keepsake box I made for my Mom for her 80th birthday!

-- $tudie

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#1 posted 10-15-2009 02:42 AM

Good save and nice box.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 10-15-2009 02:08 PM

I love the look of that coffee table!

-- Joanne, New York,

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#3 posted 10-15-2009 06:07 PM

Nice table and very beautiful keepsake box.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 10-20-2009 02:17 PM

Nice design. i like table with african mahogany edges.

-- The Olson workshop

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