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Project by George Coles posted 08-16-2014 04:00 AM 1669 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry I haven’t been posting lately. I have been very busy making solid timber kitchens and bathrooms. While very profitable, they are boring to do. Now I am back to the work I love. Designing and making individual pieces.

This is a Credenza for an office set. This set includes a desk and mobile set of drawers. I will post these two soon.

The credenza is made from recycled Jarrah, Ipil and She-oak. The top is 1400mm x 450 mm. The handles are hand crafted from Ebony.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#1 posted 08-16-2014 04:12 AM

Wow, that is really lovely! Tell us about those door panels. Is that carved? Such a great effect. Very elegant.

-- I do this for fun.

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#2 posted 08-16-2014 04:29 AM

Sweet !!

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#3 posted 08-16-2014 04:54 AM

Hi George. What a gorgeous piece. I love the deign with the curve and shaped legs along with the carved sides and door panels. That is going to make one great looking office set. I’m looking forward to seeing the other pieces.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 08-16-2014 12:27 PM

Beautiful piece that looks very well crafted.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 08-16-2014 12:47 PM

Well done! I love the texture in the doors. How did you do it?

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#6 posted 08-16-2014 01:23 PM

very nice

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#7 posted 08-16-2014 01:33 PM

Beautiful! The design, materials, and craftsmanship are all outstanding!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 08-16-2014 01:36 PM

Beautifully designed and executed! You should make sure that the clients who hire you for your “boring” bread and butter cabinetry know the full extent of your wood working skills! A business card with a photo of your fine furniture and cabinetry work may work for you.

-- "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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#9 posted 08-16-2014 03:53 PM


As you know boring work is better than no work. LOL! Really nice out let you made o get rid of your boredom!

Nice accent with the top. You always amaze!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 08-16-2014 04:34 PM

What a gorgeous piece! Excellent work.

-- Geoff

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#11 posted 08-16-2014 08:42 PM

This is really cool. Love the doors. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#12 posted 08-17-2014 12:27 AM


Awesome work, the Jarrah and Sheoak are great when combined in an elegant piece like this!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#13 posted 08-17-2014 12:31 AM

Really, really nice.
How did you carve the front and the sides?
What kind of joinery attaches the sides to the case?
Thanks for posting this.

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#14 posted 08-17-2014 12:51 AM

Absolutely beautiful credenza! If the rest of the office set comes out a nicely as this, it’s gunna be spectacular!

-- Dean

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#15 posted 08-17-2014 02:10 AM

The design is fantistic. A perfect marriage of traditional and cutting edge. You do outstanding work.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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