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Kentucky Coffee Table 2

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Project by kpi314 posted 11-02-2008 02:47 AM 2618 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I tried Kentucky Coffee again this time for a costumer (my brother). When he saw my Kentucky Coffee Table he liked it and decided he wanted one for his house. He said I could design it however I wanted but it had to be made from the Kentucky Coffee and it had to be heavy (he has two kids and it will take some abuse).

I returned to the wood dealer where I found the Kentucky Coffee and picked up two more pieces that were about 3” thick and about 15” x 55”
After milling the pieces flat to about 2” I joined them together with dowels and now had a very solid (and heavy) table top.
The legs are 3/4” Poplar joined to make 4” x 4” and fitted to the table with a mortise and tenon. the four poplar caps on the table top give the illusion that the legs are solid 4×4 posts ran completely through the table.

-- Kpi314, [email protected]





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#1 posted 11-02-2008 04:32 AM

Very Nice!

I like the way the legs come through the top.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-02-2008 05:08 AM

A nice coffee table. Looks solid and heavy.
Thanks for sharing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-02-2008 07:17 PM

very nice…

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#4 posted 05-11-2009 04:10 AM

Nice coffee table.

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#5 posted 05-11-2009 04:51 AM

nice coffee table

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