Red Oak & Copper Pipe End Table

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Project by ChicagoHiker posted 03-07-2016 03:14 PM 1139 views 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This handmade end table is made from locally-sourced (Chicago-region) red oak and from half-inch industrial copper pipe. Table top measures 23-1/2” x 17”. Lower shelf is 15-3/4” x 13-1/4”.

I intentionally left intact a small insect or disease-caused hole in the center of the tabletop. I think the elegant angle of the copper coupled with the rustic-ness of the hole creates a pleasant contrast in the piece.

I find drilling angled holes very difficult and was very happy with how this came out!

-- Paul Segedin, Chicago, IL

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#1 posted 03-07-2016 06:34 PM

Beautiful, elegant, minimalistic design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-08-2016 12:35 AM

I like to leave knots and other imperfection in my work also adds character. your table looks good

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