Opposing Arch Coffee Table

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Project by Blake posted 07-09-2010 05:00 AM 4489 views 22 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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This table is the sister to the original “Opposing Arch Table” I built last year. I made most of the parts for both tables at the same time but finally got around to assembling and finishing this one. The last photo shows the two tables together.

Bees-wing Mahogany top, Birdseye Maple apron, Maple laminated arches, and Bubinga legs.

Here is the original table:

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-- Happy woodworking!

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#1 posted 07-09-2010 05:14 AM

Blake, This is really beautiful, love the arches. The top is magnificent.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 05:25 AM

Blake: a great combination.

Nice job on both.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 05:29 AM

Nice designing and execution. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 05:31 AM

excellent !

they both have so much poise ,

and the wood is beautiful .

well done .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 07-09-2010 05:37 AM

I love the design and the wood contrast. Thanks for sharing.

-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.

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#6 posted 07-09-2010 05:39 AM

Awesome, to say the least. The top is beautiful, and contrasts very nicely with the arches. Well done!

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#7 posted 07-09-2010 05:42 AM

Beautiful work, thanks for sharing.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#8 posted 07-09-2010 05:48 AM

very cool design. That wood is gorgeous!! It looks amazing!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#9 posted 07-09-2010 05:58 AM

Great piece of woodworking!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 07-09-2010 06:11 AM

Wonderful design a really great looking peice. Still planning to give you a call, been away on vacation.

-- Ron, Aptos, CA

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#11 posted 07-09-2010 06:23 AM

Just incredible. Just a couple of striking pieces.

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#12 posted 07-09-2010 06:28 AM

Nicely executed. It’s a classic design and it translates well in both the coffee table and the side table.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#13 posted 07-09-2010 07:07 AM

Well done-you have been a busy thing haven’t you?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#14 posted 07-09-2010 07:37 AM

Another great design and execution. I’m going to quit posting pictures. :)

-- tim hill

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#15 posted 07-09-2010 10:48 AM

My, My, Blake you do some amazing work! What a great looking set of table you have produced. Love the wood choice.

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

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