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Project by Deckerpair posted 06-18-2013 04:34 PM 1668 views 15 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For those keeping track, I did finish the coffee table before starting the rebuild on Aspettami the 1982 Bayfield 25 sailboat.

The coffee table is, as always Cypress and mahogany with white oak framesa and copper rivets. It sits on a large Bois d’arc root that I picked up off the shorline of lake Texom, then ground and chisled to hold the boat level. The top is a custom cut piece of 1/4” acrylic.

-- The fair wind blows just as well whether the sailor sleeps or is awake. Keith, Highlands Texas, http://www.deckerpair.com





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Sanding2day

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#1 posted 06-18-2013 04:46 PM

Very nice design and build! Looks like you have had a busy and prosperous year… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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HorizontalMike

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#2 posted 06-18-2013 05:01 PM

Very nice!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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snowgoer

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#3 posted 06-18-2013 05:15 PM

Well done! Some “projects”, just jump right off the screen, shout to me,LOOK AT THIS! Thanks for posting.

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Underdog

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#4 posted 06-18-2013 07:00 PM

Beauty. Shame it’s beached in the living room though…

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oakwood

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#5 posted 06-18-2013 07:45 PM

Your boats are really beautiful. Truly wonderful!

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Greg72

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#6 posted 06-18-2013 08:14 PM

Very impressive!!!

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NaFianna

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#7 posted 06-18-2013 11:55 PM

Very cool. Bet it could be used if ever there was a flood

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 06-19-2013 07:09 AM

Keith,

How delightful! About how large is it? It’s such a perfect replica that it’s hard to tell its size. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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weav

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#9 posted 06-19-2013 12:45 PM

That’s a beautiful build! A tremendous amount of work and detail. You people who post these projects are amazing
with talent and design. I love this site!

-- jerry

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TheTalkingGrape

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#10 posted 06-19-2013 01:10 PM

Terrific job you done there. I would LOVE to one day make something similar to that.

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 06-19-2013 01:13 PM

That is really nice. You did a fine job.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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BBF

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#12 posted 06-19-2013 01:31 PM

Love this, it would look great in a fishing lodge.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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Julian

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#13 posted 06-19-2013 02:44 PM

That is an awesome coffee table. Did you build this from a plan?

-- Julian

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oldnovice

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#14 posted 06-19-2013 02:54 PM

I believe that is the most novel coffee table I have very seen! Good design and execution! Thanks for sharing.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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intarsia92

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#15 posted 06-19-2013 03:06 PM

Beautiful, It would make a GREAT addition to any Man-Cave.

-- Intarsia92

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