Coffee table from reclaimed wood

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Project by OldKranky posted 01-07-2012 04:23 PM 4965 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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MY wife saw this table on Restoration Hardware’s web site and asked me to make her one. I bought the 2×6 T&G Fir from a used building material supplier for 25 cents a foot and a close friend helped me weld the frame up from 1 inch square tube. the whole thing cost me less than $60 in materials. ti measures 36W x 54L x 17H

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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#1 posted 01-07-2012 04:56 PM

Nice job. This is right up my alley. Why buy it when you can make it yourself for a fraction of the cost, right? I like the color, how did you stain/finish it?

-- It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S. Truman

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#2 posted 01-07-2012 05:00 PM

Looks good, nice work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 01-07-2012 05:20 PM

Thanks guys.
My apologies for the typos hadn’t had my morning coffee yet. I stained the ends with some old fence stain mixed with a bit of black paint to achieve a close match to the top and applied 4 coats of clear.

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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#4 posted 01-07-2012 06:40 PM

I like the combination of metal and wood ,a very good look.

-- Custom furniture

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Mike R.

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#5 posted 01-08-2012 01:26 AM

nice combo i really like it.

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#6 posted 01-08-2012 06:20 AM

Awesome piece! I love the look and feel of this so much! great job!

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