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I enjoy multi-tasking while watching old movies so I created my coffee table-workbench.

-- Wuddoc





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clieb91

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#1 posted 03-22-2008 05:49 AM

Wuddoc, Welcome Aboard.
That is a great coffee table!! It looks fanatastic and so functional.
I am sure some of those on here that are working in their apartments will be interested in this concept.

Thanks for the post, and thanks for spending your carreer promiting and teaching woodworking. Look forward to seeing more of your work.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Douglas Krueger

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#2 posted 03-22-2008 06:11 AM

A man after my own heart, I too have the multi-tasking disease and love your your idea. Well executed!!!!!!

You are either single or have the most understanding wife in the world.

“Why honey, what makes you think that those are MYwoodchips all over the room?”

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 03-22-2008 06:11 AM

This is a really nice build. Very unique. I can honestly say I have never seen, nor dreamed of, a coffee table patterned after a workbench. Only a LumberJock would produce something like this.

Thanks for making my day. :)

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

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RobS

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#4 posted 03-22-2008 06:36 AM

Brilliant! I like the way your thinking with this one.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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sharad

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#5 posted 03-22-2008 10:29 AM

You have made a pretty massive coffee table cum work bench using your precious time while watching movie. The design is very good. What are the dimentions of the table?

Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Muzhik

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#6 posted 03-22-2008 10:45 AM

That’s the coolest idea! Why put a little TV in the shop, when you can put a little shop in front of the BIG TV?!

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grovemadman

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#7 posted 03-22-2008 10:47 AM

Ohhhhh wuddoc, you really have the disease bad! You’re gonna fit in fine around here! Welcome aboard and I gotta say that is the best coffee table I think I’ve ever seen. You wouldn’t happen to use a router as a food processor would you??
We gotta see the rest of the house now…

-- --Chuck

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dustynewt

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#8 posted 03-22-2008 11:28 AM

My wife has been after me to build us a new coffee table. I would probably be sleeping in the shop if I waltzed in with this…

Excellent job. Novel idea.

Welcome to LumberJocks. Lots of positivity here.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 03-22-2008 11:41 AM

this is great! I was surprised to see the storage areas. Excellent

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 03-22-2008 12:06 PM

I’m Impressed. When I first saw the picture I thought it was a minature. Very nicely done. Thank you for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Woodwayze

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#11 posted 03-22-2008 01:21 PM

Very nice…. Used with vacuum cleaner plugged in and ready to go, the minute the wife comes home?

That’s a great idea for a woodie’s household.

Regards
John

-- Working fast helps you to arrive at your mistakes in spectacular fashion. (Me 2009!)

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Kevin Violette

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#12 posted 03-22-2008 02:35 PM

Wuddoc I love this!!!! I just showed this to my wife and she said…..........uhhh NO! I think to hide the idea of woodworking in the living room though I might make the Lazyboy have a pop out carving bench, then I am sure she will agree to that!

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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Ad Marketing Guy - Bill

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#13 posted 03-22-2008 02:49 PM

FANTASTIC – you showed not only great craftsmanship but truly solid imagination in coming up with this unique piece!
Curious to the material used on the top?

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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darryl

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#14 posted 03-22-2008 04:20 PM

I thought it looked like a miniature as well! either way, it is impressive.
I’m sure I’d get away with something like that in my house!

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jm82435

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#15 posted 03-22-2008 04:38 PM

Pure genius. Brilliant, I wish I could pull that one off at my house…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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