Coffee Table

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Project by Rob posted 881 days ago 2506 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone,

Here’s some pics of a coffee table I made. It’s made of Tasmanian Blackwood and finished with Organoil Hard Burnishing oil, which was wet sanded to 4000g then wiped off with a cotton cloth. It is approx1.2m x 0.6m x .45m. It has two drawers, which have a groove routed along the bottom edge to act as handles.




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#1 posted 880 days ago

Looks good, great finish on it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 880 days ago

Beautiful piece, beautiful wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 880 days ago

Sanded to 4000 grit?? WOW, it must be as smooth as mirror! Great work, Rob.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 880 days ago

Beautiful coffee table, the finish is spectacular.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 880 days ago

Great looking table Rob.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 880 days ago

Very nice table and fabulous looking wood. 4000 grit! Wow you can polish your watch crystal with that too.

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#7 posted 880 days ago

that lumber is georgous!!!! great job

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#8 posted 880 days ago

This looks really good Rob. I like these kinds of projects. You boys down under seem to have access to some really nice hard woods that we just don’t see here in Canada. A trip to your home land is definitly on my bucket list. Once again, very nice work.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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#9 posted 880 days ago

That’s a good looking table.

Nice work.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 880 days ago

Excellent work mate.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 879 days ago

Fantastic looking table. Nicely Done !
I’m starting to wish I had been more into woodwork when I still lived in Australia. So many more choices of wood than here in Croatia.

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#12 posted 878 days ago

Almost looks like a hockey rink it is so shinny and smooth looking Great work my friend

-- Grandpaj

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