Trestle Coffee Table

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Project by JKMDETAIL posted 09-17-2016 01:21 PM 1163 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had been wanting to make a Trestle Table for a while and here is the result. Nothing to fancy but turned out pretty fair. The Bread board ends seem to be the hardest part on this project for some reason. As they say the pictures don’t it justice. Not the joinery, the grain in the top. I wish I had finished in Danish oil first, Did this one in poly and not as happy with that. The plan came from an old Shaker Furniture book my family has had for years.

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#1 posted 09-17-2016 02:18 PM

Great looking table, I’m a big fan of this style. Congratulations.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 09-17-2016 07:23 PM

You did a very nice job on this table.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 09-18-2016 02:47 PM

nice build

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#4 posted 09-19-2016 05:37 PM

Thanks Guys.

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#5 posted 09-19-2016 06:14 PM

That’s a good looking table.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#6 posted 04-30-2017 12:46 AM

The wood is gorgeous. Try tried and true Danish oil – it cures and can be top coated in 8 hours and it looks fantastic!

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