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Project by John posted 11-24-2020 12:47 AM 602 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had done this some time ago, but never got around to posting. This was a commission (from my wife) for a cocktail table that could overhang the the couch surface and bring the drink closer to someone sitting against the backrest. Tried for a eclectic feel, with hand-carved legs and feet, and a bit of a minimalist top to it. M&T joinery, is actually stronger than it looks (although I wouldn’t want you to sit on it). Certainly strong enough to hold my quarantini. :) Made a pair of them. A few mistakes along the way, including mismatching the lamination for the “duck feet.” Should have sprung for a solid piece, but was running out of lumber. White Oak with a Danish Oil finish.

Thanks for looking!





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#1 posted 11-24-2020 02:07 AM

Great idea, looks very nice

-- Eric, building the dream

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#2 posted 11-24-2020 05:00 AM

I like that. It has a Shaker feel to it, and breakfast in bed utility. Nice job.

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#3 posted 11-24-2020 10:02 AM

sitting duck

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#4 posted 11-25-2020 04:11 AM

Looks great! I need to get this on my list of “to build” projects.

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#5 posted 11-25-2020 06:07 AM

Nice to see a properly built table. Well done.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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