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Scrappy Hearts Coffee Table

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Project by DoctorDan posted 02-23-2010 08:11 AM 2033 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Timber: Radiata Pine and Tasmanian Oak.
Finish: Feast Watson – Baltic Pine Stain + Satinproof + Find Buffing Oil
Glue: Aquahere PVA
Design: Modified from Scrappy Hearts Table Runner

My mother is very keen on patchwork. For Christmas one year I converted one of her more popular designs a coffee table. Joinery is various butt and halflaps.

This was another early project, where I didn’t plan for wood movement. The pattern is not veneer by 3/4” solid timber cut with coping saw and shaped by hand. 3 years later I removed the top, falttened both sides with a belt sander and glued it to a piece of ply. A functional piece which as pride of place at my parent’s house.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/





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#1 posted 02-23-2010 01:37 PM

Cool design and execution Daniel.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 02-23-2010 03:00 PM

That turned out nice.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#3 posted 02-23-2010 06:37 PM

Great idea, i like to see what inspires a project.
The pointy ends look dangerous stumbling into in the dark; but in the light it looks great.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#4 posted 02-24-2010 03:33 AM

Really nice table. Great design.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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