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Project by lots2learn posted 06-06-2011 08:24 AM 2071 views 20 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table was initially the base for my bridge inspired coffee table, however when I dry fit them it just didn’t look right. Then I figured, I’m building two coffee tables now. I designed a new top, and poof, my wife’s favorite piece of furniture. I used Walnut and Cherry and alternated the them. The curved support is connected to the base with a large stopped sliding dovetail. Mortise and tennon joinery throughout. The top and bottom shelf are veneered.

-- http://www.bolanoswoodworks.com; http://www.facebook.com/bolanoswoodworks





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 06-06-2011 02:41 PM

What a great looking table. Nice color and lines.

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

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#2 posted 06-06-2011 04:11 PM

Good decision… two tables. This one is also wonderful. You are designing by leaps and bounds!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#3 posted 06-06-2011 10:02 PM

Beautiful table. I really like the ingenuity in design and originality in look. Great job.

-- Wilton, Phoenixville PA http://kimbertonwoodworks.com

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#4 posted 06-07-2011 02:05 AM

Beautiful table there..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 06-07-2011 03:28 AM

All the tables you posted recently are striiking
Great design

-- Bennett; If it can't be fixed with a hammer its an electical problem

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#6 posted 06-07-2011 06:07 AM

Fabulous… such creativity…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 06-07-2011 02:01 PM

Really cool designs on all three tables! Nice work.

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#8 posted 06-07-2011 02:14 PM

I’m definitely digging this one. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 06-08-2011 01:15 AM

I love this table, Excellent!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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lots2learn

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#10 posted 06-09-2011 02:23 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. If your going to the San Diego fair, this table is on display at the design in wood competition starting tomorrow until July 4th.

-- http://www.bolanoswoodworks.com; http://www.facebook.com/bolanoswoodworks

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#11 posted 06-09-2011 05:34 PM

Sometimes our best designs come by accident. Great looking table, nice joinery.

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#12 posted 06-10-2011 02:05 PM

Its funny you mention that… I will in fact be attending the San Diego fair this year (think on the 4th of July). Will the exhibit still be open? Would absolutely love to see this piece in person….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#13 posted 06-10-2011 03:25 PM

This is a piece to be proud of – great job

-- David in Damascus, MD

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lots2learn

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#14 posted 06-17-2011 03:00 AM

Maveric777 Yes, the exhibit runs through the entire fair. I think the fourth of July is the last day.
Try not to overdose on the gauntlet of fried food on the way to the exhibit.

-- http://www.bolanoswoodworks.com; http://www.facebook.com/bolanoswoodworks

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#15 posted 06-27-2011 06:46 PM

Ha Ha! I cant make any promises… But I will try… Well kind of…lol

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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