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Hexagonal sheoak coffee table

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Project by Jeff2008 posted 07-18-2016 02:07 PM 668 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a coffee table the same height as the arm rest of my lounge chair. This way my arm rotates out and back without raising or lowering when picking up the coffee mug. The timber is Western Australian Sheoak which I milled from a log I found laying around out in the bush. The legs and rails are mortise and tenon joint.

Sorry about the close up picture of the leg. I guess this program puts all photos into landscape. I will know for next time.





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 07-18-2016 02:25 PM

very nice table ….... and the pac man ….really takes me back …...LMAO

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 07-18-2016 02:58 PM

Outstanding. Very handsome. Your craftsmanship excels!

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Jeff2008

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#3 posted 07-18-2016 03:04 PM

Hahaha. My wife asked why I put a pac man in the picture. Its suppose to be a lilly pad. But it does look like pac man. Haha

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#4 posted 07-18-2016 03:04 PM

Outstanding work and design….really like the wood grain pattern.

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#5 posted 07-18-2016 07:26 PM

This is a very nice looking table.

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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#6 posted 07-18-2016 07:42 PM

Looks great! I don’t know much about Australian woods. How is she-oak different from he-oak?

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Jeff2008

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#7 posted 07-18-2016 10:15 PM

She oak has nicer curves.

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#8 posted 07-19-2016 02:18 PM

nice table

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#9 posted 07-19-2016 05:16 PM

Beautiful shape, even better marquetry!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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