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Shannon's coffee table

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Project by tim0001 posted 12-28-2011 03:34 AM 1096 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Make this coffee table for my daughter. My first attempt had straight legs and got broken within about two months when my son-in-law sat on it. I remade the legs a bit more subtantial this time—you can jump on this one.

-- TimV





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Paden501

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#1 posted 12-28-2011 03:36 AM

Looks great. What finish did you use?

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#2 posted 12-28-2011 03:55 AM

I would be very upset if someone sat on a table I made. I’m glad you could save the top it’s beautiful.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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tim0001

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#3 posted 12-28-2011 04:28 AM

To answer Paden – the finish is spar varnish—this was built for a twenty something!!

-- TimV

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 06:32 AM

Legs look like a challenge. Nice job.

-- It's easy when you know how. Ontario, Canada

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 12:01 PM

Nice re-leg job. Lovely piece.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#6 posted 12-28-2011 10:04 PM

That’s beautiful. Sorry about the breakage.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#7 posted 12-29-2011 01:03 AM

Nice table. I like the inlay on the top and the shape of the rails. My nephew just moved into his first home and is looking for a coffee table. This looks like a good one to build for him.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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