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Project by Deckerpair posted 399 days ago 1548 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 399 days ago

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 399 days ago

Very nice!

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

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snowgoer

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#3 posted 399 days ago

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 399 days ago

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

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oakwood

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#5 posted 399 days ago

Your boats are really beautiful. Truly wonderful!

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Greg72

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#6 posted 399 days ago

Very impressive!!!

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NaFianna

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#7 posted 399 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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 398 days ago

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

-- Intarsia92

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