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Project by nickswoodshop posted 08-07-2016 03:27 PM 1322 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This arts and crafts style coffee table is based off of plans from Fine Woodworking magazine. I used white oak for the aprons and the top – the legs are solid walnut, and the bottom stretchers and gridwork are walnut as well.

The top features proper pegged breadboard ends to allow for wood movement, and is attached with oak blocks that fit into grooves cut into the apron. I finished everything using General Finishes Arm-R-Seal. Thanks for looking!





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EarlS

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#1 posted 08-07-2016 06:42 PM

Very nice looking coffee table. Were the Fine Woodworking plans from Kevin Rodel’s article?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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nickswoodshop

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#2 posted 08-07-2016 06:47 PM



Very nice looking coffee table. Were the Fine Woodworking plans from Kevin Rodel s article?

- EarlS

Yup! Followed that along with a video from Gregory Paolini.

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#3 posted 08-07-2016 08:41 PM

nice looking table i really like that design and the woods work well also,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 08-08-2016 12:01 AM

Very nice looking coffee table! I like that white oak/walnut combo—they really go well together!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 08-08-2016 02:10 PM

Nice work – looks good!

-- Practice makes less sucky. (Bill, Minneapolis, MN)

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#6 posted 08-08-2016 02:34 PM

Beautiful table.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#7 posted 08-08-2016 03:04 PM

Looks nice. You did a fantastic job on it.

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#8 posted 08-08-2016 04:33 PM

Well executed!

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#9 posted 08-14-2016 01:27 AM

Great job! Looks fantastic!

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