Oak natural edge coffee table

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Project by Chris posted 601 days ago 995 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a few slabs of oak that were about 30-35 inches wide and had to do something to show it off. The drawer is grain matched perfectly to the case. The legs are walnut and tapered. This was my own design and love it or hate it, it is exactly as I drew it up and pictured it in my head. Let me know what you think, even if you hate it.

-- Chris Cunningham

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#1 posted 601 days ago

Love it! Loving everything about it.

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#2 posted 601 days ago

You did a nice job on this

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 601 days ago

Love everything about it! I do have some concern about the bark staying intact though.

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

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#4 posted 601 days ago

Great design, nice and chunky

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 600 days ago

I love it too! Thanks for sharing.
The cherry dining table I am working on is quite similar. And you have just made me uncertain about breadboards…

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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#6 posted 598 days ago

I was admiring the end detail too. The curved end without breadboard should stand up over time – disguises small warpage – and keeps the look natural.

-- Dave, New England - “We are made to persist. that's how we find out who we are.” ― Tobias Wolff

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#7 posted 439 days ago

Very nice work chris.Oak coffee table is a good addition to your living room furniture with its simple and refined yet very sophisticated beauty. It can blend with other furniture and it can make its own noticeable identity as well.

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