Low Stakes Coffee Table
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When I lived in Maine, I had a wide array of projects and furniture that I wanted to build for our house.When it became clear, however, that we were going to move down here to Covington, Ky., I put the designs and wood aside, not wanting to build a bunch of furniture only to pack it into a van and move it - lumber is easy to move, furniture is a more delicate charge.
So, now that we've arrived, it's time to build a number of pieces, and start equipping our house from my woodshop instead of Craigslist.Today's post is the first of a number that I'll be throwing up here, detailing my exploits in outfitting our new home.
The first piece to get built is a simple coffee table.I've been holding onto a gorgeous slab of madrone (Arbutus menziesii) for almost three years now, since it was given to me by a Northern California lumberyard, in exchange for some chestnut that I had bought and ended up returning.
The slab survived being used this long because of its dimensions - it is relatively narrow at one end, and only 1″ thick.I prefer to work from large slabs of...