Sofa Table

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Project by Dave Carlisle posted 12-06-2013 10:22 PM 2337 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I can do my adirondack chairs with my eyes closed! (almost!) But projects like this (with drawers-YIKES!) are a big challenge for me. This was built for a teacher’s grown daughter from the school where I spent 30 years as principal. Upon delivery she was thrilled. But it is my thrill to leave something with someone who is so happy!! I know you guys understand that!! It was made of black walnut with a cherry highlight stripe down the middle! 70 ” long!!

-- Woodworking Principal

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#1 posted 12-07-2013 12:27 AM

Beautiful table. I like the design.!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 12-07-2013 01:07 AM

Very nice table, beautiful build. Glad the new owner liked it so much, going to be an heirloom for sure.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 12-07-2013 01:13 AM

Great looking table, happy customers are a welcome reward.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 12-07-2013 02:12 AM

that’s lovely

-- scott

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#5 posted 12-07-2013 05:08 AM

A fine looking coffee table.


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#6 posted 12-07-2013 01:28 PM

Just beautiful. Yes I do understand, The look in someones eyes when they receive something I made tells quite a story. That’s a big part of why I woodwork. Thanks for posting!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#7 posted 12-08-2013 03:12 AM

Beautiful sofa table! The cherry runner is a nice touch.

-- Craig Bullard

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#8 posted 12-11-2013 03:28 PM

Classy looking sofa table! Great build and wood combo. Like the drawers and finish. Great job!

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