Mission Style Coffee Table

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Project by kroskam posted 03-07-2013 08:12 AM 1757 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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,

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#1 posted 03-07-2013 09:54 AM

Very nice work

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-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-07-2013 01:24 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

Nice table.


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#3 posted 03-07-2013 01:27 PM

Very nice table. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 03-07-2013 01:35 PM

nice looking table

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#5 posted 03-07-2013 07:17 PM

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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#6 posted 03-07-2013 10:56 PM

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,

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#7 posted 03-11-2013 01:55 PM

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

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#8 posted 03-13-2013 02:17 PM

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,

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