Live Edge Sliding Sofa Table

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Project by BoiseMy3SONS posted 02-26-2013 08:57 AM 1914 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We built this sliding sofa table from a huge live-edge Eucalyptus board. We used walnut for the base, which was joined with mortise and tenons, then secured with two 3/8 inch dowels through each joint. It came out beauiful as we finished it with no pigment, just seal coat(non-waxed shellac) and top coat(water based polyurethane) then a nice buffing with emulsified beesewax.

-- Paul A. Pomeroy

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#1 posted 02-26-2013 10:08 AM

Very beautiful piece. Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#2 posted 02-26-2013 10:36 AM

Very nice that is very practical it would also be great for a sick bed

welcome to LJ’s


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#3 posted 02-26-2013 11:35 AM

great looking table, exceptional finish.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#4 posted 02-26-2013 12:55 PM

Wow that thing is huge! I made a similar product, without all the bells and whistles:

-- Ryan - Bethel Park, PA

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#5 posted 02-26-2013 02:48 PM

I like it well done.

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#7 posted 02-26-2013 03:56 PM

Really nice job on this one, finish and joinery look great.

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#8 posted 02-26-2013 07:18 PM

Project looks great! Nice finish on top.

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#9 posted 03-02-2013 03:18 AM

Love the live edge. Great execution.

-- Jojy, Dallas

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