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Wife wants a coffee table

So the wife wants a coffee table.

Today is Saturday and what better way to spend it in the shop making something unique. My wife is very on trend and thin clean geometric shapes are apparently in at the moment, so after scouring the inter-web for some inspo, I headed off to work with the pup.

2016-08-06 09.01.45_resultBeing winter, we have the beer keg fireplace lit, the roller door down and some easy beats in the background. A perfect atmosphere to get creative.

2016-08-06 10.06.21_resultKeeping this blog post short, basically I had some stainless round bar in the steel rack and having known the size of the pre-purchased piece of 12mm toughened glass which I already had sitting at home, I just got busy creating something similar to what i found online.

2016-08-06 10.27.40_resultWell that’s it pretty much made and welded, now to polish a few welds and give it a buff.

2016-08-06 10.42.42_resultBefore i continue, I got a big piece of form ply to replicate the glass, just to check its level, square and not twisted.

2016-08-06 11.08.39_resultJust buffing the corners

2016-08-06 12.48.14_resultWell, there she is in all her beauty. Great small weekend job. Back home in 6 hours.

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One thought on “Wife wants a coffee table”

  1. Your wife must be pleased as punch to have this amazing coffee table in her lounge room Shannon! You are a very clever young man! x

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