6 Drawer Coffee Table

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Project by jwade19990 posted 02-11-2013 08:50 AM 1937 views 7 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well after many months learning loads of information from all excellent projects here I finally set out building my first real project. I decided to practice with a coffee table for my twin brother. I followed some plans off of Ana White’s blog for her 6 drawer library coffee table. The construction is almost all pocket holes which made it fairly straight forward for my first project. I had a ton of fun building the table and finishing it. I was very pleased with how it turned out and will have a tough time letting the table go :) I’m already looking forward to my next project.

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#1 posted 02-11-2013 10:10 AM

Wood turns into an overwhelming addiction. Great looking piece.

Ana is very cool

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#2 posted 02-11-2013 02:41 PM

very nice coffee table.good job.

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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#3 posted 02-11-2013 03:37 PM

great build

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#4 posted 02-11-2013 04:42 PM

Excellent first build. I wouldn’t have believed it if you hadn’t told me. What’s your next project?

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#5 posted 02-11-2013 05:31 PM

Thanks for the encouraging words. It does seem like an addictive hobby..
And an expensive hobby. My wife and I are expecting our first child in June so I’m thinking I would like to try to build something for the babies room :-)

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#6 posted 02-11-2013 05:37 PM

Well done and I’m sure he will love it! Welcome to Lumberjocks…

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

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#7 posted 02-11-2013 05:45 PM

That’s cool. I like how the dark hardware and label frames give it an old fashion look.
I usually want my projects to look like they are from the ‘90’s.

The 1890’s.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 02-11-2013 07:27 PM

Many years ago, I built a very similar piece for my daughter and her husband. It only had two drawers, but it was a fun build and they take pride in it to this day. I really like your design. Not only is it a great coffee table, but you can store all kinds of stuff in the drawers. For a first build, this is a winner. Can’t wait to see what you do when you get serious! :-)

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#9 posted 02-12-2013 06:06 AM

very nice, stylish piece

-- The mark of a good carpenter is not how few mistakes he makes, but rather how well he fixes them.

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#10 posted 02-13-2013 03:25 PM

An amazing coffee table to be proud of. Like the beautiful wood and finish as well as the hardware.

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#11 posted 02-19-2013 02:23 AM

Love the rustic look. Nice work.

-- Todd, Ontario, CA

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#12 posted 02-19-2013 03:15 AM

Really appreciate all the feedback guys. I got the table delivered to my brother over the weekend. Him and his wife said they love it so I guess that’s what really matters.

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#13 posted 03-29-2013 08:44 PM

Very nice, compliments.

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#14 posted 02-23-2014 03:07 AM

May i ask, where did you purchase the drawer pulls? I have been searching everywhere and cannot find the Style you have on your project. Very nice work!

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