Maple & Cherry Coffee Table

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Project by tctaylor79 posted 07-08-2011 12:40 PM 2484 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Originally this table was going to be all cherry, but somehow I ended up with a top panel that was glued up about 4 inches short and 2 inches narrow. Milled some rough cut maple and voila, a new top panel. Mortise and tenon joints all the way around, even did a deep mortise and tenon to keep the top on. Not sure if that was the best approach, but it works for now.

-- Tim Taylor - GLT Woodworks

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#1 posted 07-08-2011 02:10 PM

Thats really nice looking. Is the bottom also mortise and tenon joinery into the legs? What did you use for a finish?

-- Tim-; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-

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#2 posted 07-08-2011 04:11 PM

Very nice, great job!! Like the contrasting woods.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 07-09-2011 03:56 AM

Great job.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#4 posted 07-10-2011 04:49 PM

I like it a lot. Looks fantasitc, love the modern lines.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#5 posted 07-10-2011 06:21 PM

nice table. I like just about any wood combo.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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