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Project by Mike001 posted 02-11-2014 03:34 AM 1744 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always liked the factory cart coffee tables…hot item right now. Thought I would get one. Been looking for a while…thought I would get the wheels and hardware and build the wood part… Found the rare flower style wheels at a website. Used some rustic (knotted) white oak wood I had and painstakingly matched the grain and knots. Used dark Walnut Watco Danish oil then used General Finishes Amour Coat.

-- "Always with Honor"





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Randy_ATX

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#1 posted 02-11-2014 03:40 AM

I like it – nice build.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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jasonallen

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 04:43 AM

I saw one of those awhile back in a ladies living room, thought it was pretty cool. Never knew you could buy the hardware. Where did you find it, and is it antique or replica?

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 07:13 AM

Very nice work

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

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VCF

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 01:01 PM

You do outstanding work Mike. I Like all of your projects. Very inspirational. Thank you for sharing.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture, https://sites.google.com/site/viethcustomfurniture/

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#5 posted 02-11-2014 02:09 PM

The effort to match the grain really brings this thing together. looks great

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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Mike001

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#6 posted 02-11-2014 03:17 PM

They are antique Lineberry floral pattern. Came with years of paint and grime. I cleaned them up and painted with black hammered look spray paint. Just google factory Cart Hardware and they are around and pretty easy to get, but not cheap. Got these from Nelson Storage on line.

-- "Always with Honor"

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#7 posted 02-11-2014 08:13 PM

I totally love this! What a beautiful job you have done.

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Rick

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#8 posted 02-12-2014 02:02 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed John! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 02-17-2014 02:41 PM

Fantastic coffee table! The wood is beautiful and the hardware is perfect for the vintage style and look of the piece. Excellent job!

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#10 posted 02-23-2014 07:40 AM

Great looking project. The character of the wood speaks volumes in a piece like this.
Well done.

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

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