Table Top

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Project by JDoerr posted 08-12-2012 04:54 AM 1059 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife purchased a coffee table and end table a few years ago but, after changing the decor of our room with new furniture and paint the table tops no longer matched. The tops that were original to the table were not ones that I could sand down and refinish but we both loved the metal legs. So I decided to make new table tops to fit the decor of our room. It is made with tongue and grove joinery which was my first time attempting this type of joinery. I would say it turned out pretty good. I used a tongue and grove bit from rockler on my router table which worked great and made the project pretty easy. This was a fun project that turned out great and best of all it made my wife really happy.

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#1 posted 08-12-2012 01:12 PM

Well done, looks great!!

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 08:50 PM

Nice looking table tops. They do go with the furniture quite well.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 09:14 PM

Looks great. What kind of wood and finishing process ? (I need to learn this stuff)

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#4 posted 08-12-2012 10:42 PM

Awesome! I love when things can be reworked into a whole new look. It saves money and keeps down on waste. You did agreat job and they look good in your room!

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#5 posted 08-13-2012 12:48 AM

Very nice!

-- Janice

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#6 posted 08-13-2012 12:59 AM

Well Done, just Well done


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