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Zebrawood And Tzalam Coffee Table

author-gravatar LACraft Dec 06, 2018

This was a gift for my wife to celebrate our fifth anniversary. 

The top is a gorgeous slab of Tzalam that I tried to flatten by hand, but ended up using a flattening jig made from a 3'6" x 6'8" door and some scrap aluminum storefront I had left over from a job. Saldy, I lost the pictures of the jig in action, but it's awesome, so hopefully I'll be able to use it again.

The zebrawood base was mostly constructed with loose tennon joinery except for the rails which are draw board mortis and tenon. The top is attached using 5/16 hardened bolts going into threaded inserts, and the base is slotted to allow for wood movent. 

I used GF Arm-r-seal for the finish on this piece 

2 comments

Looks really cool. Nice table, man!

Thanks Larry!

@Larry  said:

Looks really cool. Nice table, man!

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