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Project by pbyrne posted 11-19-2012 05:35 AM 3679 views 9 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Walnut coffee table.
I created it from a fallen tree that I
squirreled away a couple years ago.
This is the first slab I have leveled with my
slab leveling jig, it worked great.
The legs are set into dadoes in the bottom at
ten degrees. The trestle stringer is mortised through
the legs and held with a tusk tenon.
There is no glue in this piece, so it can be be broken down
for whatever. The table is 7’6” long and 18” to 24” wide 20” high and 2” thick.
These pictures are not the greatest, I can post better ones later.





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alekhine

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#1 posted 11-19-2012 06:36 AM

This is a very nice coffee table!

-- Efe Yaparoglu ,Izmir.... Not getting what u wished is a sign that there is something better behind.

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#2 posted 11-19-2012 08:42 AM

I always love the live edge stuff. Beautiful work.

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

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#3 posted 11-19-2012 10:10 AM

Beautiful table! I like the way you angled the legs.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#4 posted 11-19-2012 10:53 AM

Nice work. That table will be liked by all.
Keep up the good work.
flint

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 11-19-2012 01:48 PM

One of the nicer slab top tables I’ve seen.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#6 posted 11-19-2012 02:07 PM

Very nice work.

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

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#7 posted 11-19-2012 03:51 PM

A fantastic built.

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#8 posted 11-19-2012 03:54 PM

i sure love walnut, and this made a beautiful table, i like the tusk tenons, and also the way the legs are set, really nice piece Patric…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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pbyrne

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#9 posted 11-19-2012 04:41 PM

Thanks all for the encouragement.

Hal- If I get tired of the table, I could always have you make me some very nice rifle stocks.

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#10 posted 11-19-2012 04:48 PM

A real beauty! Love the wood as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 11-19-2012 05:33 PM

Well done you have produced a beautiful piece of work.

-- chris, north wales http://salemchapelfurniture.co.uk/

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#12 posted 11-19-2012 09:52 PM

great looking coffee table.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 11-20-2012 01:26 AM

Beautiful table

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#14 posted 11-20-2012 02:12 AM

A beautiful piece! I really like the angled legs and the tusk tenon joinery. I would have had to epoxy that crack/knot on the top but that is just me. I’m thinking those 10 degree angled mortises were a challenge! Ya done good here. Congrats on the well deserved Top 3.

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

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#15 posted 11-20-2012 02:25 AM

Walnut is the key to my heart – slabs too. Both in one project makes me drool.

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