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My mother wanted a unique, traditional and modern coffee table. I found some old antique wooden windows at a flea market, and designed this coffee tab...
I found windows, like the one pictured, at a flea market for $3 a piece. I bought three. These are what the table was designed around.
I used 1x6 whitewood. It was around $3 for 8 foot boards. I laid out the windows and measured the length and width. I went ahead and got the wood cut ...
This is a very very basic sketch-up of the design. Basically, it's a frame with mitered corners, inside of which I nailed in the legs, on top of which...
I used a table saw, wood glue and a nail gun. I mitered the frame, and the legs. Glued them together, and then used the nail gun. I painted everything...
This is the final product. I, along with my mother, am happy with it. I hope it inspires someone to try something similar. As always, comments, rating...
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Posted:May 16, 2009
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