Lifting Coffee Table

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Project by lots2learn posted 1644 days ago 3507 views 26 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 1644 days ago

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

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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#2 posted 1644 days ago

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 1644 days ago

want one!!
great job

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 1644 days ago

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

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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Craftsman on the lake

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#5 posted 1644 days ago

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 1644 days ago

Good job looks neat.

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#7 posted 1644 days ago

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 1643 days ago

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

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 1640 days ago

i need one of those
great job

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Erik van Baarle

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#10 posted 1464 days ago

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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