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Arts & Crafts Coffee Table for the Office

comments (1) October 25th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

lbaker112 lbaker112, member
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I built this out of rough sawn quarter sawn oak from a local mill that had been stickered and air dried for over a year. The ebony came from a friend who gave me a ragged board that he was going to trash.  One man's trash is another's treasure! The plan came out of an old Fine Woodworking article that I did some modifying on in order to meet my tastes.  Very pleased with the outcome and another great learning experience.  I've learned that I am good and building a flat table top, thanks to advice from right here on Finewoodworking.com.  I'm getting even better and mortise and tenon joints too.  Finished the table with a combination of Minwax stains and Minwax wipe-on satin polyurethane finish.


Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, table


Comments (1)

1msbeal 1msbeal writes: Very nice.
Posted: 1:55 pm on December 21st

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