LumberJocks

My first Coffee Table

  • Advertise with us
Project by Vezq posted 02-03-2008 04:45 PM 2023 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok so im pretty new here. Nevertheless I decided to post few of my works here.
I made this table from single thick slab of Elm and blaze birch.
I always wanted to make a table with natural edges and now i had the chance to do that, allthough i had only 10 hours to make it :)
To prevent thick elm from twisting i routed walnut reinforcements at the ends.
Fininshin is made with glaze oil and beeswax.
I signed the table with round ebony plug as i usually do with my works.

Sry about the quality – photos taken with phone cam





12 comments so far

View Les Hastings's profile

Les Hastings

1305 posts in 3920 days


#1 posted 02-03-2008 04:53 PM

I like it!!,,, great job, nice design.

Welcome to Lumberjocks, I’ll be looking forward to seeing more of your work!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

View herbr's profile

herbr

141 posts in 4216 days


#2 posted 02-03-2008 04:56 PM

Very nice. The grain shows up beautifully!

-- Spread love with our work

View scottb's profile

scottb

3648 posts in 4474 days


#3 posted 02-03-2008 05:08 PM

cool table. I like the new take on the breadboard end.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27250 posts in 3969 days


#4 posted 02-03-2008 05:39 PM

This is a very nice project. I really love the elm grain and color.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18616 posts in 4308 days


#5 posted 02-03-2008 06:17 PM

beautiful.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribele, Young Living Wellness )

View YorkshireStewart's profile

YorkshireStewart

1130 posts in 4048 days


#6 posted 02-03-2008 06:36 PM

I do like to see natural edges incorporated where appropriate. And yes, I like the walnut ends.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

View Zuki's profile

Zuki

1404 posts in 4224 days


#7 posted 02-03-2008 11:52 PM

View relic's profile

relic

343 posts in 4084 days


#8 posted 02-04-2008 02:41 AM

Nice looking table. I really like the grain.

-- Andy Stark

View Dorje's profile

Dorje

1763 posts in 4144 days


#9 posted 02-04-2008 09:01 AM

Good looking slab table!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

View GaryK's profile

GaryK

10262 posts in 4135 days


#10 posted 02-04-2008 09:23 AM

Looks good to me!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

View rikkor's profile

rikkor

11295 posts in 4022 days


#11 posted 02-04-2008 01:49 PM

Very cool!!!

View Gustav's profile

Gustav

26 posts in 3935 days


#12 posted 02-05-2008 02:26 AM

That’s a beautiful piece of work.

-- I can build us one.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com