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rustic cedar coffee table

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Project by BrendanC posted 03-09-2010 09:36 PM 1649 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is from salvaged red cedar. weight is about 130Lbs and made knowing my nephews would be sitting on it while playing Xbox. the boards were camphored and glued up w/ 45 corners, which turned out to be way more work than worth, and the joints took some reworking. I should have had a pic from the underside to show connection. There are three cross boards for strength and to dowel the legs onto.





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deon

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#1 posted 03-09-2010 11:21 PM

Nice leg over there…........!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Andrew

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#2 posted 03-10-2010 12:42 AM

Very cool use of wood. It turned out great. The table looks like it was a pain in the keeeester, but also looks like it was worth it.
Great job.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#3 posted 03-10-2010 02:31 AM

Really really great looking table and build. Something unusual like this becomes an instant heirloom.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Chris

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#4 posted 03-10-2010 03:21 AM

Looks good, nice work.

-- One Time Tree Man

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#5 posted 03-13-2010 12:36 AM

It looks like its walking away

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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