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Walnut & Maple Coffee Table

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Project by Seankub posted 02-19-2014 12:18 AM 3311 views 42 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a learning experience: it included finger joints to joint the walnut, dowels to join the shelf, biscuits to join the maple top and shelf and finally a mortice/tenet joint and dowels to join the maple top to the walnut breadboard ends. Finished with lacquer and a wax rub out.

-- Sean, Ohio City - Cleveland, https://www.facebook.com/2SailsWoodworks





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CL810

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#1 posted 02-19-2014 12:23 AM

Very nice Sean. Great wood choices and the finish should be durable. Good work!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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MarkTheFiddler

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#2 posted 02-19-2014 12:38 AM

Super nice job! I like the style and the extra mile on the joinery.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Gixxerjoe04

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#3 posted 02-19-2014 12:55 AM

Looks really good

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#4 posted 02-19-2014 01:09 AM

That’s one fantastic looking coffee table!

-- Tommy

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#5 posted 02-19-2014 01:10 AM

Beautiful table and you did a great job with the finishing. Very nice. I love the contrast of the woods.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#6 posted 02-19-2014 01:29 AM

Really great design. I love maple and walnut together and you really pulled it off with this distinctive and elegant table.

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#7 posted 02-19-2014 01:29 AM

very nice the joints in the walnut look amazing!

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JimYoung

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#8 posted 02-19-2014 01:38 AM

Clean and contemporary, with old world skill. Nicely done.

-- -Jim, "Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law." -- Solon

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#9 posted 02-19-2014 01:39 AM

Really nice, what a great design…..love it.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 02-19-2014 01:57 AM

That is a Dandy, good design, love the wood combination and the joinery. Looks really good!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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rednecknurse

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#11 posted 02-19-2014 02:17 AM

Had to favorite this one. Perfect amount of contrast coupled with simple, safe design. “Doable” by the average LJ member. Elegant enough to be placed in the nicest of homes in America.

-- Do something nice for me and I'll say thanks. Do something nice for my children and I'll be your friend forever.

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plang

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#12 posted 02-19-2014 02:46 AM

Sean. I can only say, BEAUTIFUL.

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#13 posted 02-19-2014 02:47 AM

Beautiful work Seankub!

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#14 posted 02-19-2014 03:57 AM

Clean with very nice lines, love the finish, great build.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Dutchy

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#15 posted 02-19-2014 06:02 AM

Nice disign.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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