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"Aurora-styled" coffee table

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Project by tbone posted 12-11-2010 09:19 PM 1953 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a companion piece to an “Aurora” side table that I adapted from American Furniture Design Co. plan. Obviously mahogany—in this case African with Gaboon ebony plugs and splines. It’s got the leg indent detail that I think is cool.
It turned out darker than I would like, but it looks good with the side table, so I won’t complain too much about it. The dark color comes from my lack of experience dealing with mahogany AND potassium bi-chromate—it’s like Brylcreem, ‘A little dab”ll do ya’
Anyway, I enjoyed the woodworking aspect of it.
Next up, I’m going to build a couple of bedside tables out of pecan—the design being a little bit out of my comfort zone. By that I mean it’s not going to be Arts and Crafts style, but a bit more contemporary.

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#1 posted 12-11-2010 09:47 PM

Nice looking coffee table.

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#2 posted 12-11-2010 09:52 PM

Well done.

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#3 posted 12-11-2010 10:06 PM

Very nice Craftsman-esque look. It has a sturdy, comfortable feel. Nice.

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#4 posted 12-12-2010 02:51 AM

I really like the G & G look. Great looking table.

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#5 posted 12-12-2010 03:42 AM

Nice collection of G&G features that work together – I like the end result. Beautiful table!

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#6 posted 01-16-2011 07:52 AM

Beautiful table. I like the dark color.

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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