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Live Edge Coffee Table

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Project by Jon Abney posted 01-27-2014 07:29 PM 1284 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a live edge coffee table made of white and red oak. There were a lot of first for me on this one, which were hand chiseled mortise and tenon joints, hand chiseled butterfly keys, a hand cut dovetail and the use of a router sled to plane the slab down. All and all it turned out pretty good for such a new experience but my next one will definitely be better! The finish is a hand rubbed boiled linseed oil.





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#1 posted 01-27-2014 08:28 PM

Nice work! First time? Looks like you are pretty good with your hands!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 01-27-2014 09:20 PM

that looks really nice. It sure is fun to hand chisel oak!

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#3 posted 01-28-2014 12:39 AM

I really like it. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 01-28-2014 01:00 AM

Very nice man…I want make one too but not enough time

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#5 posted 01-28-2014 01:40 AM

Very nice! Love the bowties.

If the BLO smell persists a coat of rubbed on shellac or wipe on urethane/ms will cover it up.

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

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#6 posted 01-28-2014 02:54 PM

nice job

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#7 posted 01-31-2014 03:51 AM

Nice work!

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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