Coffee Table With Two Large Half Lap Dovetails

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Project by papermate posted 04-22-2013 08:27 PM 2253 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table is made out of birch plywood, walnut, cherry and ash. The top is birch plywood with a border of cherry with the corners as mitre joints. The legs and the skirt are made out of walnut. The drawer is made of ash with a second front of cherry. The side bottom stretchers are made of cherry and the two dovetails are made of walnut.

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#1 posted 04-22-2013 09:34 PM

That is cool and great looking table! Good choice of wood. Impressive! Thanks for posting.

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#2 posted 04-22-2013 10:08 PM

Very nice table. Great build.

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#3 posted 04-23-2013 12:55 PM

nice job

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#4 posted 04-23-2013 01:50 PM

Looks great, well done! Like the design and contrasting woods.

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#5 posted 04-23-2013 02:07 PM

Came out nicely. I do like those wood combos

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#6 posted 04-25-2013 02:09 PM

Good looking table! Great wood combo and design especially the stretchers and the legs. Great work!

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