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Project by Ed Pirnik posted 08-26-2010 05:54 PM 3186 views 11 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Arts and Crafts-style coffee table of white oak with wenge accents.

The finish for this piece was a combination of Trans-Tint dye, shellac, polyurethane, and wax.

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer





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Ed Pirnik

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#1 posted 08-26-2010 06:15 PM

Hey Dave,

Nice to see you here!

Cheers,

Ed

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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dub560

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#2 posted 08-26-2010 06:24 PM

i was just looking at this on fww//nice work

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Ed Pirnik

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#3 posted 08-26-2010 06:29 PM

Dave: I’m manning the ship here at FWW headquarters. That said, Asa and Matt Kenney are really burning the midnight oil with their blog posts from the showroom floor!

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#4 posted 08-26-2010 06:30 PM

Thanks GarageWoodworks and dub560 – much appreciated:)

Cheers,

-Ed

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#5 posted 08-26-2010 07:21 PM

Hi Ed..tho I usually find this style of furniture too hefty for my taste, this one has changed my mind..the slim top, the detail in the middle of the horizontal brace, and other nice attributes make this a delightful piece.

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Ed Pirnik

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#6 posted 08-26-2010 08:21 PM

Michelle, I wish I could take credit for the design but I can’t. Check out Kevin Rodel:
http://www.kevinrodel.com/

But thanks:)

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#7 posted 08-26-2010 09:29 PM

Beautiful piece. Excellent craftsmanship. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

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#8 posted 08-26-2010 09:32 PM

Really nice.regards Alistair

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#9 posted 08-26-2010 10:15 PM

Wonderful work. love the wood

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#10 posted 08-26-2010 10:53 PM

Nice! I love the base on this table. I love mission! :)

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#11 posted 08-27-2010 12:14 AM

Very nice!! Welcome to LJ:-)

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Ed Pirnik

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#12 posted 08-27-2010 04:06 AM

Thanks everyone for your kind words.
Cheers,

-Ed

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#13 posted 08-27-2010 04:08 AM

Yes sirrrrrrrrr, you serve up one nice table and may I also welcome you to the site.

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#14 posted 08-27-2010 05:21 AM

Love the details and craftsmanship… inspiring.

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#15 posted 11-21-2011 04:25 AM

Very nice design . Did you make chairs as well ?

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