Rustic Coffee Table for Deck

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Project by gsimon posted 09-23-2018 11:41 PM 833 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Using up the last of the old boathouse lumber given to me last month. We needed a coffee table/ottoman on the deck so this fit the bill.
It measures 34” wide x 41.25” long x 17” high. The armature is box store ripped 2×4 spruce lumber with deck screws and Pentox. The cladding is the reclaimed 1” thick lumber fastened with deck screws and sanded with a 60 grit orbital. Lastly, a coat of Thompson’s WaterSeal which will resist water but continue to weather gray.


-- Greg Simon

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#1 posted 09-24-2018 01:30 AM

Interesting design. I had to look up pentox as a product. Looks like they have a few interesting products for outdoor wood.

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#2 posted 09-24-2018 02:06 AM

Very Nice Piece Of Work & Well Done Greg!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 09-24-2018 04:16 AM

Great looking deck piece!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#4 posted 09-24-2018 10:47 AM

nice lumber save -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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