Lie Nielsen's Open House and the making of a table top part 7: Finishing the table - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Lie Nielsen’s Open House and the making of a table top part 7: Finishing the table

 In American Woodworker Blog

The last part in the coffee table project, was to add a corner detail to emphasize – even farther – the presence of the slanted chamfer. I decided to create an indented square at each corner which will expose the chamfer's angle and thus will make it more conspicuous.

 

 

 

I used a chisel and made the indentation. I then painted the square black-gray (the same color as the table base. One might mistake the black-gray square as the top of the leg, but of course this is just an illusion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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