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This is a Mission Style Coffee Table that I made for my home. It was made from plans I got from Rockler. There are 32 hand cut mortises.

-- Kevin, http://OldTownWoodwork.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 492 days ago

Very nice work

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woodrookieII

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#2 posted 491 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

Nice table.

....rookieII

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 491 days ago

Very nice table. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 491 days ago

nice looking table

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NGK

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#5 posted 491 days ago

Nice craftsmanship. Apparently red oak, but could be ash. I’ve noticed that the number of slats in the end is almost always and odd number. You used three, but I wonder if five wouldn’t look better. Of course, after hand-cutting 32 mortises I’m certain you didnt want to cut 8 more.

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kroskam

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#6 posted 491 days ago

The plans called for three slats in each end. If I were to do it again, five might look better. The matching End Table also has three slats. Both are made from Red Oak.

-- Kevin, http://OldTownWoodwork.com

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#7 posted 487 days ago

Beautiful and well made coffee table. Great addition to the living area. Well done!

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kroskam

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#8 posted 485 days ago

The plans called for longer dimensions on the Coffee Table but I made it shorter to accommodate the small area in my Living room in front of the L-shaped Couches. Because I altered the length, numerous other dimensions were affected. I had to really pay close attention to the overall measurements while building it.

-- Kevin, http://OldTownWoodwork.com

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