Coffee Table

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Project by Arbuckster posted 432 days ago 1195 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this coffee table for our beach house. The top came from an homemade headboard that a friend was getting rid of after a divorce. I sanded it down to bare wood and placed about 7 coats of finish. The legs come from Mathatten Beach in Oregon. There is alway plenty of drift wood to chose from, and I got real lucky when I found two pieces that fit together perfectly to for the base. I had a piece of tempered glass cut to fit the shape.

-- Arbuckster, Oregon

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#1 posted 432 days ago

Very cool. I love the Oregon coast, used to go there almost every summer. Beautiful place!

-- John, BC, Canada

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#2 posted 432 days ago

When I saw the table I knew it was from OR. I used to make and sell burl tables in Lincoln City. Very nice!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#3 posted 432 days ago

Very beautiful

-- 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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#4 posted 432 days ago

That is beautiful! what are the dimensions?

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#5 posted 432 days ago

Got to love mother nature,I have a piece of driftwood that I picked up out here in Washington that looks like a salmon. Im now looking for a Madrona walking stick

-- Grandpaj

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#6 posted 432 days ago

Beautiful job on this and the good thing…’s one of a kind! Nice eye and nice workmanship.

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

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#7 posted 432 days ago

Going to have to get back to you on the dimensions. The table is at our beach house.

-- Arbuckster, Oregon

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#8 posted 432 days ago

A beautiful coffee table. You did a great job reclaiming a former headboard. I didn’t see any glass though???

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

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#9 posted 431 days ago

Totally unique.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 431 days ago

Great find, fabulous job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 427 days ago

Thank you all for the great comments.

-- Arbuckster, Oregon

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#12 posted 375 days ago

Here is the Coffee Table with the glass top.

-- Arbuckster, Oregon

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