Walnut coffee table

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Project by crossroad posted 04-04-2018 05:10 AM 1166 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of the most beautiful walnut slabs I’ve ever had my hands on. 60”x24”. The legs are also walnut. For the finish I used 2 coats of BLO followed by 4 coats of Arm R Seal semi. Dowel joinery with cherry dowels for some contrast. Thanks for looking

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"

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#1 posted 04-04-2018 05:27 AM

That’s a beautiful slab for sure. You finished it beautifully as well. I really like the base you built for it. I see far too many hairpin legs or welded square tubing these days. Great wood calls for an awesome wooden base, and you nailed it (or doweled it…lol). Nice work.

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#2 posted 04-04-2018 10:49 AM

Very gorgeous wood, very well done, thank you for showing.

-- andrek

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#3 posted 04-04-2018 02:05 PM

Nice looking table. If I had this and someone put feet on it, violence would be imminent. LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 04-04-2018 02:23 PM

Beautiful piece. Nice work.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#5 posted 04-04-2018 03:38 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 04-04-2018 03:51 PM

I think this is your best table yet. The proportions and leg style are pleasing and the finish sets it all off well.

-- Jonathan 2Cor. 4:6

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#7 posted 04-04-2018 05:33 PM

This is a beautiful slab table and the wood is wonderful.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 04-04-2018 08:28 PM

This is a beautiful coffee table—I love that walnut slab!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 04-04-2018 08:57 PM

Beautiful table. I love the wooden base which accents the top really well. Like Rich, I’ve seen too many steel bases and I have grown tired of them.

-- Marshall --------------------------- In with 10. Out with 10.

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