Oak coffee table with ceder roots

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Project by Wayne Dailey posted 1075 days ago 1994 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

4 ft By 5 ft spalded Oak coffee table with bar top finish 19in high.Very hard to make by ones self.

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#1 posted 1075 days ago

I love it, tell us a little more about how you finished the cedar base. Good work

-- Carpe Diem

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#2 posted 1075 days ago

this is beautiful and looks insane!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 1075 days ago

Great Job!!! Algún día voy a hacer algo así… someday am gona do something like this for sure!!! Congratulations!!!

-- I want to emigrate out of my country right now!!!!!!!

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#4 posted 1075 days ago

Wow! your projects just get bigger and bigger; this one will hold a year’s worth of coffee for a division!
I’d like to know more about the method of joinery on that big slab, and whether you have any problem with wood movement.

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#5 posted 1075 days ago

That’s great. How did you cut the stump?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#6 posted 1075 days ago

amazing! I showed my wife the project and now she wants one….I don’t have the skill or the tools, but I am curious like the others how you cut the stumps and finished them.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#7 posted 1075 days ago

Absolutely amazing. How did you cut the stumps so that the table was level?

-- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -- Albert Einstein

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#8 posted 1075 days ago


That’s your best looking table yet! Great job! How did you attach the cedar logs?

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#9 posted 1074 days ago

just awesome! you would have to leave it with the house, cuz I’m sure that weighs a ton er 2… :) just freekin awesome

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

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#10 posted 1074 days ago

Wow that is outstanding! You definitely need to give us some details on how you did it.

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#11 posted 1074 days ago

Absolutely amazing work…very nice.

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

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#12 posted 1074 days ago

WOW, those legs are amazing…talk about the analogy of having a sturdy base like tree trunks!!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#13 posted 1074 days ago

I want it…why the hell does my wife have to hate the look of wood?

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#14 posted 1072 days ago

I cannot amagine how you dug it up and hauled it in the garage. The finish is great. What did you use?

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#15 posted 1071 days ago

Any pictures of the top ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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