Coffee table / end table set

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Project by Bradley Sorenson posted 06-20-2012 03:15 PM 1628 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These juniper top tables are from the same log, (a lightning strike juniper branch). I slab cut these at 4 inches thick, and used manzanita for the legs. The coffee table had a large cavity running down the side which was rotted and scorched from lighting passing through it, so instead of cutting it out and shortening the width of the top, I selected a dark red river rock (hardened clay) to fill it in with epoxy. The river rock matched the dark red of the manzanita well.

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#1 posted 06-20-2012 04:33 PM

Excellent work, beautiful piece of wood… love it!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#2 posted 06-20-2012 07:12 PM

outstanding work and concept..

-- Ramesh Balara

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#3 posted 06-20-2012 07:15 PM

very nice.

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#4 posted 06-21-2012 05:40 AM

you did a good job. you used differend methods to connect the legs, was the legs on coffee table screwed on?

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Bradley Sorenson

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#5 posted 07-24-2012 05:48 PM

Hi Willie!

yes, legs are screwed on with three counter-sunk screws, wood glue, and dowels.

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