Cherry Coffee Table

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Project by Jeff1984 posted 09-16-2013 06:50 AM 1596 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is what I consider to be my first real fine furniture build. Its a solid cherry coffee table with hidden drawer on each side with a false front. It’s finished with Watco natural and 3 coats of wipe on poly

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#1 posted 09-16-2013 11:02 AM

Very nice coffee table Jeff, I really like the legs they look great. How many visitors try to open the fake

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

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 12:27 PM

I like it, false drawer fronts with the real drawers on the side, lol.

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 02:37 PM

That is a nice table. I like the legs.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 09-16-2013 02:53 PM

Dave, not many people have tried to open the false drawers yet but with a wedding rehearsal dinner in 6 weeks I think it will be tested then. The reason for the side drawers is that the couch this table is used at has a chaise lounge and it is easier to get the TV remotes with a side drawer. It’s laziness at its finest.

-- Jeff, Call 911. Wait, I am 911

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#5 posted 09-16-2013 03:10 PM

This is a nice design and really looks good.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 09-16-2013 05:18 PM

First time I have seen anything like that. The table is a nice looking design.
I usually dislike false drawers, but the bed I am currently building has both real and fake drawers.
I guess we are not so different after all.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#7 posted 09-16-2013 09:17 PM

A simply classy design of wood table! Looks like a lot of work! I like the details on the legs. Cool.

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#8 posted 09-17-2013 12:25 AM

I like it, it is one of my favorites now.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#9 posted 09-17-2013 01:23 AM

Very nice looking. Is the top book matched in any way? Two of the boards look similar is all I was noticing.

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#10 posted 09-17-2013 02:21 AM

Luke, the top is not book matched. I tried to keep the better looking boards for the top. Although the final say so on the top boards was from the significant other. She said they have to look “pretty.” lol

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#11 posted 09-17-2013 05:18 AM

Looks great

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