sophmore year coffee table

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Project by Monte McCoy posted 01-06-2010 08:31 PM 1464 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a coffee table I made my sophmore year in high school. its made of white ash and has a 1/4” glass top with beveled edges

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#1 posted 01-06-2010 11:24 PM

those skinny railings did you use a seperate mortise and tenon to attach them or are they glued

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#2 posted 01-07-2010 02:58 AM

Kosta they are each set into individual mortises, they each have a small shoulder cut on them to create a 3/8” tenon to hide the joint instead of just making the mortise the same size as the railing.

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#3 posted 01-07-2010 04:40 AM

wow Monte very nice work

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#4 posted 02-06-2011 05:44 AM

Dude…if I could of only done work like that in my sophmore year of high school. The chicks (their dads) would of loved me. Nice job!

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