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Project by DougMc posted 07-28-2017 04:09 PM 1787 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a coffee table I made from a slab of maple and some walnut for the legs. Finished with Arm-R-Seal.





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Notw

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#1 posted 07-28-2017 06:08 PM

Very pretty, i really like the maple

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#2 posted 07-29-2017 01:46 AM

Beautiful work. I have a slab that I’ll probably be doing something similar, but what is the red crossbar between the two slabs? Is it a wood brace or wood?

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#3 posted 07-29-2017 03:37 AM

Two natural edges, glass insert, nice finish, beautiful job.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 07-29-2017 10:41 AM

Rayne, I put the two orange metal strips there as a precaution. I wasn’t sure about the stability of the top since the two pieces aren’t connected except at the bottom of the legs. The legs are beefy enough that it probably would have been fine though. I’m not sure if I’ll keep them there yet.

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#5 posted 07-29-2017 10:56 AM

I love the contrast between the clean straight glass and the live edges of the wood.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#6 posted 07-29-2017 11:53 AM

This table is very creative and the top is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 07-30-2017 01:37 AM

Doug, Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 07-30-2017 03:38 AM

An uptable shot would finish it off nicely!

-- Regards Robert

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