This larger marquetry has been quite the challenge. I’ve been pushing really hard to make the delivery date, it looks like I’m still going to be a week or two longer than expected. The next steps are bending the solid ebony inlays, ...
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For the marquetry I needed to figure out a few obstacles before starting the real marquetry for the top. This practice piece is 23” wide x 33” long, this ellipse is much smaller then the top at 60” x 80” The practice ...
For the top of this art Nouveau style coffee table top which is 60” wide by 80” long, needing to cut a perfect ellipse onto 1” thick 17 ply apple plywood. To make this cutting jig I used 3/4” and 1” thick apple plywoo...
Removing approximately 200 pounds of solid African Mahogany was pain staking. Setting up a plastic tent and wearing enough face and body gear to cure Ebola. lol When starting out it took four men to move the base and now two men can move this coff...
Here is a short Video link at Youtube where I’m carving the base with grinders. This is the beginning steps for smoothing and balancing the proportions of the table base. After this step I will start the sanding, I’ve been grinding awa...