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Project by Callum Kendall posted 2326 days ago 2209 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 24inch square coffe table that I made out of some spare lumber that I had after another project. The top was origanaly some shelves that I had in my bedroom and the legs were cut from an old fence post that cleaned up nicly. I used my Kreg pocket hole jig to fix the legs and I used a round over bit in my router to round of the edges on the top. I finished it with a beech water baseed stain.

Thanks for looking

Callum

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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2326 days ago

cool. its amazing what one can make out of just some scrap left over from a previous project. great job and keep up the great work!

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Betsy

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#2 posted 2326 days ago

Looks like a very solid table.

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Zuki

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#3 posted 2326 days ago

Hey TTK. Neat table. Simplistic and rustic . . . I like it.

Any problems with “wiggley legs” or do the screws hold it strong.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2326 days ago

Callum,

You did a good job with this table.

thanks for the post.

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Boon

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#5 posted 2326 days ago

im not very good with the kreg jig yet, cant seem to measure it out just right ahaha

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Callum Kendall

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#6 posted 2326 days ago

I find the best way is to use some scrap to test on before you work on the peice that is going to be on the finished product.

Zuki to answer your question the screws hold stong

Callum

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matt garcia

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#7 posted 2240 days ago

I’m a scrap kinda guy myself!! But I don’t consider it scrap, I consider it material for a smaller project! HA HA!!

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 2233 days ago

Thats the idea Callum. There is always a use for second hand material.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 2228 days ago

Nice project!

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 2206 days ago

Good luck in the contest Callum.

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Ryan Shervill

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#11 posted 2178 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Ryan

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