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Project by linjay posted 606 days ago 682 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this coffee table for my daughter. She had seen the basic design at Pier One Imports. Painting something like this is quite foreign to me but it has a lot of advantages. I made her a blanket box previously that was painted. (ref http://lumberjocks.com/projects/57463 ) The multi-coloured picture is my SolidWorks 3-D model of the design. Legs and top rim are from solid maple. Remainder birch veneer plywood.
The dovetail drawer was my first use of my Leigh dovetail jig. The picture of the drawer opening shows the drawer slide concept. The drawer is supported on the 2 outside rails and guided at the centre. After applying a bit of wax it makes a really good, smooth slide.

-- It's easy when you know how. Ontario, Canada





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 606 days ago

Nice table I’m sure she loves it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 606 days ago

Nice job dad. That’s what you’re there for.

-- 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 606 days ago

Nice Coffee Table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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workerinwood

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#4 posted 605 days ago

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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