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Spalted Maple Live Edge River Coffee Table

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Project by MJR posted 08-12-2018 11:08 PM 1415 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The table top was a 12” x 10’ slab I cut in half, But I routed the inside live edges to make it look like sand waves going down into the water, I filled the bottom 3/8” with resin tinted with Black Diamond mica pigment (Carribean Blue) and when it started to gel I added the seashells, Then I filled the remaining 7/8” with clear resin, When that dried I flood coated the whole top with clear resin. The river is MAS Deep Pour epoxy and the top coat is StoneCoat countertop resin. The long part of the base has the live edge on the bottom and the legs are the cut off of the same slab split in half. The base has a Minwax clear gloss polyurethane finish. I call this one A Day At The Beach. :)





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Rick S...

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#1 posted 08-12-2018 11:32 PM

Very Nice Indeed & Well Done!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#2 posted 08-13-2018 01:13 AM

That top looks great, but I really like what you did with the legs.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#3 posted 08-13-2018 03:33 AM



That top looks great, but I really like what you did with the legs.

- swirt

+1 awesome legs

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#4 posted 08-13-2018 11:54 AM

WOW. Great river table!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 08-13-2018 01:22 PM

nice work i like the legs very unique river tables are fun but time consuming projects well done

-- Terry Uncle Buck Carvins "woodworking minus patience equals firewood "

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#6 posted 08-13-2018 06:09 PM

Thanks, I have it down to a science, That table took me less than 10 man hours, Even an average dining room table only takes me 20-24 man hours


nice work i like the legs very unique river tables are fun but time consuming projects well done

- UncleBuck


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#7 posted 08-13-2018 06:52 PM

This is an outstanding coffee table and you have done a fine job on it.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 09-03-2018 03:09 AM

what do you charge? Would be interested in an awesome poker table.

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MJR

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#9 posted 09-03-2018 11:17 AM



what do you charge? Would be interested in an awesome poker table.

- Johnswoodgrips


It all depends on what king of wood, How much resin it will take and how much time etc., Message me with some dimensions and details about what you’re looking for. I did do a table once for a game room, It had playing cards and poker chips embedded in the table top under a coat of resin, I’ve done bar tops with things in them too. It may be a little expensive to ship unless you’re anywhere near New Jersey, Let me know, We can figure something out.

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