Below, you can find descriptions of,
links to, several informative sections of this website relating to
section covers the
coffee houses, the origins of the coffee table, and its subsequent
development throughout the twentieth century.
current entry in Wikipedia for the 'origins of the coffee table' is
based on the first part of this section of the website: being a
version of it.
- These pages detail the design and
construction process involved in making a
wooden coffee table in a small
workshop: including tips on allowing for expansion & contraction of
the table top. They may be useful as an aid to
students, or for those who wish to embark on the project of making a
- A DIY project for making a pine coffee table, using
proprietry, prepared components - available from DIY stores - simple
dowel corner joints, and using, in the main, the type of tools usually
available to a typical hobbiest. Contains diagrams, and handy tips and
- Blog detailing (among other things) solutions to
various problems encountered, on a day to day basis, when engaged on
the construction of a wooden coffee table.
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