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Thread: coffee table for my daughter complete

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    oswego county , upstate n.y.

    coffee table for my daughter complete

    hi all ,

    just thought i would post a few pictures of what i have beeen up to lately, it keeps my busy and off the streets
    i still have to rub out the finish on the top , but you get the idea

    special thanks to our friend joan for helping me with the leg turnings , she completed 3 of them for me . i only had time to turn one while i was in the neighborhood
    the table is made of poplar with a bookmatched top and an orange shellac finish.
    thanks for looking
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails lollies table 1.jpg   lollies table 2.jpg   lollies table 3.jpg   lollies table 4.jpg  
    what are you building today ??


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    nice piece, at first glance I thought it was pine.

  3. #3
    YIPEEE!!!!! It's done and looking great. Nice job grizzz. I really do like the way the top came out with the shellac finish and that type of wood. You did a nice job on the dovetails too. Another family herloom. She will absolutely love it!!!
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Looks great Griz (and Joan). Nice, clean, and simple. You two do good work.
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Houston, Texas
    Hi Jim ,
    That is a really nice lookin table. With the thin strong legs it will allow more leg room while still being attractive looking as you approach it.. Nice job.
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Hanford, CA
    Jim, interesting use of dovetails to give a nice accent. Keep up the good work!
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