Rustic/modern Style Coffee Table

maple and pine wood

Rustic/modern Style Coffee Table
 
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denzel Published on 12/13/2016, viewed by 1308 , 5 Comments

I had to change up my plans a coupla times with this table but I'm very happy with how it turned out! bottom base is from a 175 yr old maple tree, table top and legs is reclaimed pine wood

What you will need

maple wood, pine wood, wood glue, 2 1/2" screws and 1 5/8" screws, dowels, power drill, tenon saw, miter saw, clamps, level, speed square, measuring tape, pencil, dark walnut stain, clear gloss polyurethane,

How to do this project

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the original plan was for the legs to be maple wood, but I figured that it would be WAY too heavy so I kicked the maple legs to the curb haha..

the original plan was for the legs to be maple wood, but I figured that it would be WAY too heavy so I kicked the maple legs to the curb haha..

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so I used the maple branches as a base and carved out some mortise n tenon joints..

so I used the maple branches as a base and carved out some mortise n tenon joints..

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for the table top I was able to throw in some dowels, wood glue, n clamp it tight..

for the table top I was able to throw in some dowels, wood glue, n clamp it tight..

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so I had to brainstorm on what I wanted to do with the legs and came up with screwing 2 2x4s together. I did a counter sink in the screw holes n threw in wood glue n dowels to keep the look clean, then lined everything up.  I also stained the legs before putting everything together..

so I had to brainstorm on what I wanted to do with the legs and came up with screwing 2 2x4s together. I did a counter sink in the screw holes n threw in wood glue n dowels to keep the look clean, then lined everything up. I also stained the legs before putting everything together..

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after lining n screwing everything together (make sure u level along the way), I put on 2 more 2x4 slabs on the top, counter sink, glue, n dowel.  saw off the dowel tips, sand, then stain..

after lining n screwing everything together (make sure u level along the way), I put on 2 more 2x4 slabs on the top, counter sink, glue, n dowel. saw off the dowel tips, sand, then stain..

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after staining it's pretty much ur basic coating/sanding to finish this off.  it was another fun yet challenging project.  gota love the challenges!

after staining it's pretty much ur basic coating/sanding to finish this off. it was another fun yet challenging project. gota love the challenges!

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throwing on the final piece to protect the wood top n for the customer to have a flat surface

throwing on the final piece to protect the wood top n for the customer to have a flat surface

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finished project with glass hinges..

finished project with glass hinges..

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these customers bought 2 of my projects to give it a matching set..

these customers bought 2 of my projects to give it a matching set..

Comments

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Rafael Sanches avatar
Rafael Sanches12/16/2016 ☰
Amazing finishing and looks! Thanks for sharing such awesome project!!
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denzel12/16/2016 ☰
I'm just trying to keep up with u! haha..
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Ronald G Voelker12/18/2016 ☰
I don't have that kind of wood to make the rustic, I love it though.
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