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This is a pretty simple coffee table with threaded wood joinery. Timber is recycled heart Rimu (a native tree here)
nuts are white oak, finish is tung oil
-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...
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#1 posted 11-18-2013 08:36 AM
Looks cool. Very efficient approach to joinery once you have the threading and tapping capability. Nice rimu, where do you get it from? Do the nuts thread onto wooden dowels set into the top?
-- Dave, Christchurch NZ
#2 posted 11-18-2013 09:01 AM
this rimu was given to me by a friend who moved to Norway. it was roof rafters.yes, there are beech dowels glued into the top. they should have protruded a bit but apparently my math was wrong by 1cm….
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#3 posted 11-18-2013 11:37 AM
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 11-21-2013 07:05 PM
Beautiful top and cool joints. Like it. Great job!
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