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Arched Coffee Table

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Project by NickJonesDesigns posted 08-09-2014 05:08 AM 2434 views 24 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Arched Coffee Table was inspired by the flowing lines and elegant curves of the Art Nouveau style of the early 20th century.

Constructed of solid sepele and peruvian walnut, this table features a book matched top created by splitting a solid sepele board and placing the boards next to each other, the result of which is a beautiful eye created by the grain in the center of the table.

The arched leg extensions and color contrast between the sepele and peruvian walnut create an inviting and interesting profile when viewed from any angle. All joints feature splined joinery which locks each joint into place guaranteeing the durability and stability of the piece far into the future.

-- Nick Jones Designs, www.nickjonesdesigns.com





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 08-09-2014 09:08 AM

Nick, That is a really beautiful table.
Congratulations on the joinery and thanks for showing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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mmh

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#2 posted 08-09-2014 01:23 PM

Beautifully designed and executed!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 08-09-2014 03:14 PM

A striking table!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 08-09-2014 03:42 PM

cool table. It definitely has an art nouveau feel to it.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Matt

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#5 posted 08-09-2014 04:55 PM

Very nice!

-- I do this for fun.

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#6 posted 08-09-2014 09:42 PM

what a beautiful table, i really like the design and the woods you used.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#7 posted 08-10-2014 12:02 AM

Too bad you’re in California … I’m certain there’s a big market for this design in St Louis!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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#8 posted 08-10-2014 12:09 AM

Sweet! Very unique

-- - Still a new guy to the craft, but always striving to learn more

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Chris McDowell

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#9 posted 08-10-2014 12:17 AM

Gorgeous. Interesting design. Great job!

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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#10 posted 08-10-2014 12:38 AM

Excellent piece of furniture, love the top and the arches just make it hat much better, really wonderful jop

-- Norman

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#11 posted 08-10-2014 01:59 AM

Gorgeous, I absolutely love the wood selection and the design is sublime.

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#12 posted 08-10-2014 02:05 AM

Wow! Really like your design and how you were inspired for it. Thanks for sharing

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#13 posted 08-10-2014 02:24 AM

awesome design, this is really great looking!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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swirt

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#14 posted 08-10-2014 02:44 AM

Nice work on it. It is just plain fun to look at.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#15 posted 08-10-2014 03:20 AM

Stunning piece! Really great lines.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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