Lifting Coffee Table

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Project by lots2learn posted 01-20-2010 07:16 AM 4280 views 25 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table is made of walnut with jatoba panels and jatoba inlay. I stole the lifting mechanism from an old coffee table I had. I was worried about the racing stripe style of the inlay but think it came out ok.


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#1 posted 01-20-2010 09:01 AM

That is very cool. Beautiful finish job too.
Thanks for posting.

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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#2 posted 01-20-2010 09:03 AM

I like that! I mean I really like that!! Man, that’s a good idea. Whahooo!!! no more dining room table and chairs for me. Hell, I might not even spill anything on the sofa.

-- Which way did they go? Tell me, tell me I must know I'm there leader!!

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#3 posted 01-20-2010 12:33 PM

want one!!
great job

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 01-20-2010 04:36 PM

Now THAT is sweet, you could store anything in there.

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#5 posted 01-20-2010 05:21 PM

ok, gotta make a mental note of this one.. cool idea.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#6 posted 01-20-2010 06:57 PM

Good job looks neat.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-20-2010 07:30 PM

Now THAT is ingenious!!! My wife always jested about making some tv trays to hang around our necks but this is much more practical!!!!


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#8 posted 01-21-2010 01:34 PM

Cool, Our granddaughter would like to play with that! Ouch!!!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 01-23-2010 11:47 PM

i need one of those
great job

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Erik van Baarle

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#10 posted 07-18-2010 10:17 PM

Great job. Nice to put your laptop on so it a bit higher and closer to you. Congrats on that finish too. Greetings

-- Erik, Merksem Belgium

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