Mission Coffee Table w/ Slate Top

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Project by WMD2006 posted 829 days ago 1754 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the larger precursor to my matching end table. The coffee table used pocket holes instead of mortises to speed assembly but was otherwise built nearly identical. Each end panel has been scrollsawn and the top is 3/4” plywood covered with 12” slate floor tiles. I painted some wood buttons black and used them to dress up the edges and hide the screw holes.
The project is built from oak and finished with semi-gloss lacquer over General’s Candlelight stain.

-- -MDWhite

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T. D. Reid

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#1 posted 829 days ago

Very nice job sir!

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#2 posted 829 days ago

Beautiful work. Especially like the scroll work. Very nicely done.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 829 days ago

Not to be over critical but it would look much better in my Living room. LOL! Wonderful job!

-- 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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#4 posted 829 days ago

Great work, very nice design and finish!

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

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#5 posted 828 days ago

Nice furnature. What style.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#6 posted 828 days ago

Really nice. Is that scene on the side scrolled, or burnt in? A very nice touch

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

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