Woodworking Project: Coffee Table

Dimensions:

  • Top – 40in x 20in x 1.5in
  • Legs – 36in x 18in x 16.5in

Materials: (roughly $35)

  • 2 – 2in x 4in x 8ft: $3.93 ea.
  • 1 – 2in x 2in x 8ft: $3.58 ea
  • 2 – 2in x 6in x 8ft: $6.98
  • Box of 2 1/2 Kreg screws: $5.98
  • Minwax Jacobean Wood Stain $4.98 (small amount used)
  • Minwax Polyurethane $4.98 (small amount used)
  • White Paint – Kilz Primer and Semi Gloss final coat

Cuts:

  • 4 – 2in x 4in x 16.5in (legs)
  • 1 – 2in x 4in x 29in (middle brace)
  • 4 – 2in x 4in x 17in (side trim)
  • 2 – 2in x 2in x 29in (side trim)
  • 4 – 2in x 6in x 40in (table top)

Tools:

  • Miter Saw
  • Table Saw
  • Cordless Drill
  • Kreg R3 Jig with clamp
  • Sander 120 grit for main sanding
  • 320 grit for light sanding between polyurethane coats

Based on instructions from here:

https://ana-white.com/woodworking-projects/rustic-x-coffee-table

Butterbeer Recipe

STEP 1

Place the following in a blender:

  • 8 ice cubes
  • Half of a 1.75-quart container of vanilla ice cream
  • 3 cups of cream soda (24 oz.)
  • 6 oz. butterscotch topping (found in the ice cream toppings section)
  • Puree until smooth.

STEP 2

Pour into glasses, top with whipped cream and a drizzle of butterscotch syrup and serve immediately!

Recipe found here.

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