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Project by Jero posted 1591 days ago 1708 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Arts and Crafts coffeetable featured in FWW several years ago, made for myself. My first experience with breadboard ends, and they turned out fairly well.

Red oak material. Solid top with breadboard ends. Top morised into ends with ends being screwed to top leaving room for wood expansion and contraction. Screw “holes” plugged with some kind of dark lumber (dont remember what it was). Through-mortise and tenon joints on the bottom rails. Stained with Varathane, Gunstock stain.

-- Jeremy - Marshfield, WI





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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 1591 days ago

Niiiice design
very well done

and welcome to L J
enjoy and have fun

Dennis

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woodspyder

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#2 posted 1591 days ago

Nice looking table.
Great job on the details, stretcher ends and plugs and such.

Also welcome to LJs.

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 1591 days ago

Vice attractive design, well done. With those extended breadboard edges I would have to call this table the “shin buster”

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Jero

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#4 posted 1591 days ago

That is the one “flaw” of that design, but I really liked how they extended past and gave it a unique look.
I have yet to bang my legs

-- Jeremy - Marshfield, WI

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mtkate

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#5 posted 1591 days ago

Very well executed.

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jayjay

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#6 posted 1591 days ago

Great looking table. There’s a lot neat little things going on there.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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Skee

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#7 posted 1591 days ago

Great, tons of details, well done.

-- -- Skee from MN

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Konquest

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#8 posted 1590 days ago

I like the extended breadboards. Since they’re never going to be flush anyway, might as well make it a design feature.

-- 9 3/4 fingers remaining.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1590 days ago

Nice looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1188 days ago

Very nice looking table! Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 948 days ago

Great design and finish : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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