Coffee table for my nephew


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The immediate challenge is to create the curved ends. The plan is to make dovetailed corners, round them on the outside and add a filler/filet to the inside corner, which will be hollowed to complimen

This was the model for the coffee table my nephew chose when I offered to build them a wedding present ... Let's see how we did .... Before the coffee table was assembled from the parts

I have begun the build, but was planning on a little more work before posting, since is just prep at this stage.  This is the design chosen by my nephew .. There shall be a few interesting challenges

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5 hours ago, K Cooper said:

... Your signed and dated inside the drawer, what do you use? 

The brass plaque was professionally inscribed for me. I recessed and epoxied this into the inside face of the drawer side (as one might do a hinge mortice).

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Regards from Perth

Derek

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On 1/21/2019 at 1:28 AM, derekcohen said:

The brass plaque was professionally inscribed for me. I recessed and epoxied this into the inside face of the drawer side (as one might do a hinge mortice).

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Regards from Perth

Derek

I did something similar for the name plate on the boat I made for my daughter last year, that I created a journal about here . I was able to order it on Amazon. I opted for screw attachment. 

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HI Derek, Great furniture, i came here looking for 45 deg mitre shooting boards! wondering what the one you're using is, any good? having access to a metal milling machine i thought i might try and make a 90 and 45 steel one and that would  give me a more stable and accurate results. Any chance you could post some detailed pictures?

Cheers

Dave

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1 hour ago, Dave_c said:

HI Derek, Great furniture, i came here looking for 45 deg mitre shooting boards! wondering what the one you're using is, any good? having access to a metal milling machine i thought i might try and make a 90 and 45 steel one and that would  give me a more stable and accurate results. Any chance you could post some detailed pictures?

Cheers

Dave

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That is a Stanley #52 shooting board, with the Veritas Shooting Plane (in place of a Stanley #51 plane).

You may wish to read this:  http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ShopMadeTools/ShootingforPerfection.html

and: http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ToolReviews/LVShootingPlane.html

Regards from Perth

Derek

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