Walnut Coffee Table

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Project by horky posted 03-20-2013 07:51 PM 2020 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one now joins the two end tables (one can be seen in the first pic) and the sofa table. Now just one more to go, a square end table, and the set will be complete.

Walnut frames and drawer fronts (real and false). Walnut plywood for end panels. Walnut burl veneer for the tops, beveled glass inserts. Joinery: pocket screws, biscuits. Drawer bodies (forgot to take the pics) are dovetailed poplar. Push to open drawer slides on all four drawers.

Finish: one coat of a 1:1 danish oil: mineral spirits, 6 coats of a 1:1:1 danish oil: gloss poly: mineral spirits. Then waxed with Staples natural clear.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 03-20-2013 09:15 PM

Great stuff!

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#2 posted 03-20-2013 11:13 PM

real nice table

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Al Wojcik

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#3 posted 03-21-2013 05:58 PM

Very nicely done !!!
I like the style of the table.
Very nice finish …............ you seem to be a pro at that.

Keep up the good work Horky.

-- Woodman12608, cedar Lake, IN

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#4 posted 03-21-2013 10:58 PM

Beautiful, Beautiful table. Wow, seeing that Burl almost longs for me to move back to the Seattle area where I was able to find, (buy) so many exotics and such. Here in E. P. Texas there are slim pickings. Oh well, just wanted to let you know I think you have a beautiful table.

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#5 posted 03-22-2013 08:47 PM

Incredible work on that stunning coffee table. The burl on the top is amazing. Like the design and the finish.

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