Pine coffee table

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 06-21-2012 04:46 PM 9399 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I promise that this is my last post today (only 13 hours till midnight). This is my first attempt at this. Obvious beetle pine. M&T joints. 28” wide and 46” long.

Time to move to the show!

Thanks for looking

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 06-21-2012 05:24 PM

cool looking wood Monte nice table

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#2 posted 06-21-2012 08:07 PM

Nice work.

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

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#3 posted 06-21-2012 08:41 PM

Nice (and sturdy) looking table. Never apologize for a post. ” If it is made, it should be displayed”. Monte, can you or anyone else advise your source for beetle kill pine? I don’t think much of it makes it to Texas big box stores. I tried buying some on a trip to Colorado last year and it was more expensive than hardwood.

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#4 posted 06-22-2012 12:27 AM

Are you gettin any sleep Monte?? Jus kiddin.. Keep makin dust and producin all the fine projects you make.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 06-22-2012 01:11 AM

I really like this table. The proportions are just right (always an issue with tables), the beetle kill very cool, and the M/T joinery fit this piece perfectly. Great job!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 06-23-2012 03:15 PM

I love the colors. Beautiful job!

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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#7 posted 06-25-2012 01:35 AM

Beautiful wood. That’s a nice table!

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#8 posted 08-21-2013 12:56 AM

Monte – That’s the most pleasing beetle pine piece I can recall. You even carried the blue/blonde contrast pattern through on the legs. Well done.

-- Barry

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#9 posted 08-21-2013 01:32 AM

With all of this great things, you should do well at show.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#10 posted 08-21-2013 01:33 AM


-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#11 posted 11-06-2016 11:13 AM

Monte, I love the table. I just got 4 boards of blue pine from a friend in Idaho. He wants me to make a box for his knife collection. Is it too much to ask how you finish your blue pine to preserve/enhance the color ?

-- Petey

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