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Julia and Jonny's Coffee Table

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Project by Cubby posted 07-10-2013 01:52 AM 978 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Julia, my daughter, needed a coffee table to fill the living room in her new NYC apartment. She suggested a rustic design resembling a chest.

The completed project is a dovetailed body of Pennsylvania Cherry, a table top of Cherry, Mahogany frame and Holly dowels and storage trays of Eastern Red Cedar. The construction is entirely of wood joinery. Metal adornments are ornamental. The piece was finished using five coats of dewaxed shellac followed by water based polyurethane.

-- Ron Baird, Pennsylvania, WINDGAP375@aol.com "WORK HARD, BE GOOD, HAVE FUN"





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Mark

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#1 posted 07-10-2013 02:53 AM

Damn. That is VERY nice Cubby. Yer joinery is killer. I bet your daughter is mighty proud to show that off.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 07-10-2013 12:07 PM

Very nice coffee table and storage chest….great idea and well made…

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Cubby

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#3 posted 07-11-2013 12:58 AM

Thank you Mark and Dave

-- Ron Baird, Pennsylvania, WINDGAP375@aol.com "WORK HARD, BE GOOD, HAVE FUN"

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