3d coffee table

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Project by Tag84 posted 394 days ago 3621 views 30 times favorited 43 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone,

I had some leftover pieces from my previous cutting board, and decided to build a coffeetable out of it.
It wasn’t a request but it seemed fun to try.
Wood types are maple, cherry and walnut.
I made pictures this time of the progress;

I used a beech plywood base to glue the blocks on.

I glued them on one by one to be sure everything stayed flat.

same procedure :) but bigger.

planing the uneven parts flush.

1st coat of Danish oil.

3th coat of Danish oil.

Because our bandsaw blade was to dull, i went with the mitersaw.

Routing out notches for the top to sit on.

cleaning up the mortis’s.

marking all pieces and testfitting.

sanding the legs.

Also applying Danish oil.

frame glued up.

The top is attached with corner braces to the frame.

Thanks for watching!

-- -Thomas -

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#1 posted 394 days ago

Fantastic look – great build!

Thanks for sharing,


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#2 posted 394 days ago

Absolutely fabulous… I really like it…

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#3 posted 394 days ago

Love that cubic 3d top
very nice project
well done

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#4 posted 394 days ago

I’m thinking that when people see this you are going to be busy putting more pieces together. :>)

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#5 posted 394 days ago


-- Joel

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#6 posted 394 days ago

GEWELDIG !!! Wat een mooi stuk(je) werk. A great piece of ART. If you have drunk, there will be more cubes ;)

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#7 posted 394 days ago

Looks great!

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#8 posted 393 days ago

Thanks alot for your great comments! much appreciated! Thomas that would be nice, would gave me something to do :)

-- -Thomas -

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#9 posted 393 days ago

Thanks for posting the progress pics! For us rookies, viewing the pictures of the build process is like reading a great book. That is a lovely piece!!

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#10 posted 393 days ago

This is so cool. I’ve never seen that treatment given to a coffee table. Great idea and execution.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#11 posted 393 days ago

Off The Charts, you could use as a coffee table and cutting board….SWEET JOB!

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#12 posted 393 days ago

That’s one awesome table and solid. Looks like its tornado proof.

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#13 posted 393 days ago

Gorgeous table!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...............Jim

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#14 posted 393 days ago

Beautiful, just beautiful.

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#15 posted 393 days ago

Beautiful work Thomas !!

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