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All done now, but one fairly major change, we both decided the base looked better upside down! :surprise::smile:

5ft x 3ft x 1/2" glass top, bubinga base.

Only tools used were table saw, router (table and hand held), hammer and chisel briefly to square the mortice ends, and lots and lots of sandpaper.
 

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Strangely, I enjoy sanding, getting every thing crisp or blended, I can spend days sanding...
First, I normally don't like glass topped tables, but this is really beautifully done, and I agree that it looks better upside down. I also like the idea of recycling the glass. The wood and finish are first rate.

I used to dislike sanding, but I got a couple of sets of the Rockler shaped sanding blocks, AND some of the 3M flexible sanding medium. The flex allows wrapping the sanding medium so it comforms to the shape. Has made sanding picture frames and other irregular surfaces much less tedious.

You can get the sanding medium at Amazon (below), It is expensive, but I bought out the stock at HD because it's so much better and far longer lasting than paper backed sandpaper. I'd heard that it was being discontinued. I have been spoiled now. Here are pix.

Get it here https://www.amazon.com/3M-28150SBE-...qid=1569515703&sprefix=3m+flex,aps,230&sr=8-4

Here's a link to sanding blocks on Amazon, other companies make them too, and the come in wedge shapes as well. https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Rockler+sanding+grips&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
 

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