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Project by kiefer posted 07-04-2013 12:24 AM 2647 views 7 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table has been a long time coming and it moved into our living room today .
The design changed as time went by from a very different base and all that remains of the original base is the double arch design ,well that happens when the little lady does not approve .
Overall I feel it turned out well and it has that light and airy look that we where looking for .
Some of the details like adding the flared extensions to the legs and construction using kerf bending are experiments I just had to try and it all came together nicely and seems good and strong . Just a few more pic in the living room.

-- Kiefer 松

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#1 posted 07-04-2013 12:33 AM

I love the way that turned out! Unique design, beautiful woods, great craftsmanship, and flawless finish. What’s not to love?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#2 posted 07-04-2013 12:40 AM

Andy pretty well summed it up! +1

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#3 posted 07-04-2013 12:41 AM

I like it !
I remember discussing the concept with you way back in the winter and I’ve really enjoyed the trip following the progress in your blog.
This is the big moment and the reveal does not disappoint.
You’ve done a fine job of creative design and the execution is very nice as well.
I think the little “socks” look great on the feet. They enhance the balance and make it seem more robust without adding visual weight …... clever.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#4 posted 07-04-2013 01:57 AM

Looks even better in the living room.

Socks? Leave it to Paul to come up with the perfect description!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 07-04-2013 02:13 AM

I agree wit all that was said. My favorite is the stretcher!

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#6 posted 07-04-2013 02:24 AM

Looks great Kiefer, Excellent work!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#7 posted 07-04-2013 02:30 AM

Very cool design,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 07-04-2013 02:53 AM

Beautiful table and love the design… great job

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#9 posted 07-04-2013 03:11 AM

Very nice work my friend.
Your high level of craftsmanship really stands out in this piece.
The design is outstanding.

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#10 posted 07-04-2013 04:54 AM

That came out Excellent Keifer, Very Well Done!!
I really enjoyed the blog as well!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#11 posted 07-04-2013 05:41 AM

Great work Kiefer.
The coffee table looks great. I enjoyed following your blogs.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 07-04-2013 07:58 AM

I love it Kiefer. The only thing I would do different is to put it into my house instead of yours. Great unique design and wonderful craftsmanship. I was originally a little leary about the kerfed edges on the legs and support, but they actually turned out to be a subtile detail that enhances the design very nicely.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 07-04-2013 09:17 AM

Very nice work. Simple elegance!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#14 posted 07-04-2013 10:34 AM

I love it Kiefer,beautiful table ,master craftsman ship

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#15 posted 07-04-2013 11:31 AM

Super nice. Like to have one like that in my home. Have a plan something along this line that a dear friend on LJ sent me, just haven’t had the time to get started. Maybe some time in the future.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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