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Oak Coffee Table

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Project by linjay posted 01-06-2017 07:33 PM 537 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter wanted a coffee table for her new house for Xmas. She sends me a picture of one she likes and then I design and build one the size she wants—with a 36×44” top. Got it done just in time with help from my wife who does the finishing. She used a wood filler to help give a more uniform stain but we’re not exactly pleased with the end result.
The table has 2 drawers on one side. No drawer handles because my daughter needs to find something she likes. The blind dovetail drawers were a pain but every project has to offer some degree of challenge. The carving detail at the tops of the legs and done with the router. I was going to carve something within the rectangular frame but decided oak not carving friendly. So rather than make a mess I left well enough alone.

-- It's easy when you know how - but that's the hard part. Ontario, Canada





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#1 posted 01-07-2017 05:05 AM

Looks awesome, thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 01-08-2017 02:09 AM

great work very nice job.

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

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