Simple pine coffee table

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Project by Lenka Design Workshop posted 06-25-2012 08:59 PM 2616 views 14 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this pine coffee table before I moved into my first workshop about 5 years ago. Took about a day using circular saw, jigsaw and a cheap router.
It has two small doors at the top. One opens a box for my cards and dominos. The other one is a hole. You can see how it’s used in the picture with flowers (vase is on the lower shelf).
The whole thing is held together using 8 bolts and can be disassembled in 3 minutes.

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#1 posted 06-26-2012 12:58 AM

Hey that’s great. It’s exactly the kind of thing I’m looking to make for my living room, though perhaps 2/3 the width of that (small room.)

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#2 posted 06-26-2012 01:55 AM

Really nice. I like the style. It is a very nice piece of furniture.

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#3 posted 06-26-2012 02:28 AM

Fabulous!! I’m adding this to my favorites!

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#4 posted 06-26-2012 02:52 AM

Very nice job my friend.
And very useful too.

Welcome to Lumberjocks !

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#5 posted 06-26-2012 03:06 AM

Nice table. I really like the hole for the vase.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 06-26-2012 04:17 AM

Awesome… What kind of finish did you use?

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker.

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#7 posted 06-26-2012 12:35 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#8 posted 06-26-2012 06:34 PM

Incredible table. Great features.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#9 posted 06-26-2012 09:26 PM

Looks fantastic! Nice touch with the small doors on the top. Very cool design.

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Ben from IL

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#10 posted 06-27-2012 09:43 PM

Thanks for your warm comments everyone!

SawDustKing, this was a stain mixed together with protective varnish. I used a cloth to apply. I would do it differently now but this was done 5 years ago…

RLow, I also had these fears. But in reality I never got hit so far.

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