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My first coffee table

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Project by Ken Holt posted 11-03-2012 04:32 PM 1296 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just started playing with wood a few months ago, when I decided to try my hand at making some hardwood frames for my pictures. Next thing I know, I have a garage full of tools, and I’m up until all hours crashing away and raising dust. Here’s my first table. The top is black acacia. Thanks for looking!

-- Ken from Monterey





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kody

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#1 posted 11-03-2012 05:00 PM

Very nice love the soft look.

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#2 posted 11-03-2012 07:23 PM

I hope to be this artistic someday ! Nice design : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Sodabowski

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#3 posted 11-03-2012 09:07 PM

Wow dude this looks like a fox from the first picture! Very nice :)

-- Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#4 posted 11-03-2012 09:40 PM

Nice job, I really like those legs.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#5 posted 11-04-2012 01:33 AM

Very nicely done. Beautiful wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 11-04-2012 03:03 PM

Beautiful wood, very cool design, and fancy table!

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

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#7 posted 11-04-2012 04:48 PM

You truley do have an eye of how to show off natures beauty.
Now remember, It’s in the rule book, each post has to be better than the last … Whatcha’ gonna make next?? :)

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#8 posted 11-04-2012 08:15 PM

Looks like a fox

-- Bennett; If it can't be fixed with a hammer its an electical problem

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OregonWoodRat

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#9 posted 11-05-2012 11:01 PM

That is wonderful. The wood looks great.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#10 posted 11-28-2012 07:55 AM

Looks like a deer to me. Very fluid lines and motion in this table. The live edges and twisted up legs are terrific. This is definitely a piece of art.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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