Coffeetable Split Top

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Project by Cesco posted 04-17-2016 11:17 AM 950 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this coffeetable out of jointed pine boards. Stained the ‘legs’ with some hard coal wood stain and the top with medium oak stain. The top has som sort of split in it wich I made on purpose and burnt it with a torch. The initial idea was to make it a knock down coffeetable, but the strenght wasn’t satisfying without proper joints, so I’ve used dowels and pocket hole screws to reinforce them.


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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-17-2016 12:17 PM

Beautiful table!!

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#2 posted 04-17-2016 02:08 PM

nice looking

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#3 posted 04-17-2016 02:55 PM

The contrast is pretty awesome. I like these types of tables a lot, good job!

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#4 posted 04-17-2016 06:48 PM

That’s beautiful and I love the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 04-18-2016 12:30 AM

Great looking coffee table! I like the top, and the rustic look of it!

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#7 posted 04-18-2016 10:10 AM

Cool design, looks great!

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#8 posted 04-18-2016 12:13 PM

Great looking table.

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#9 posted 04-19-2016 07:03 PM

Very attractive. From what I can see it works well with the rest of the room.
Well done!

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