Griffin End Table, New Pictures

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Project by Dennis Zongker posted 12-11-2014 03:48 PM 4111 views 11 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its hard to believe its been over six years since I posted for the first time on LJ’s with this Griffin End Table.

Just recently I purchased a new camera a Canon E05 Rebel T5i and was practicing on the Griffin Table. And I think its an incredible camera and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to upgrade. Its a little pricey but well worth the investment.

This Camera brings out the natural true colors for this table, much better then my first time.

I hope I don’t offend anyone for re posting my most favorite piece of furniture I’ve made so far in my woodworking journey.

I think this is more of a camera review and could have placed this under blogs. Well Thank you LJ’s for looking.

Here is a Link to the first pictures
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-- Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 12-11-2014 04:03 PM

Wow! Dennis – there are no words to describe your artistry sufficiently. Absolutely stunning!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 12-11-2014 04:34 PM

Wow, that’s absolutely beautiful work

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Kaleb the Swede

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#4 posted 12-11-2014 04:58 PM

Umm…............................WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No words from me could describe this amazing creation. You are a true craftsman

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#5 posted 12-11-2014 05:08 PM

Well I’ve never seen it so it is new to me. I love it. Gorgeous. I love the wood choice and combination woodworking/carving. I too, have a Canon Rebel. It was a few years ago. I think it was the first digital SLR. Heavy camera. I got a zoom and macro lens. Love it. It takes the large SD cards. You did a great job with the pics.

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#6 posted 12-11-2014 06:31 PM

Dennis, Just as beautiful the second time around. Merry Christmas

-- Dave, Kansas City

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#7 posted 12-11-2014 06:32 PM

Hard to believe, but it does look even more spectacular than it did the first time I saw it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 12-11-2014 06:34 PM

Wow, I remember this glorious table. It was one of the first things I favorited on lumberjocks. Incredible work, I can’t imagine how many steps it took and how much patience you have.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#9 posted 12-11-2014 06:47 PM

Dennis you always make great art, this piece is fabulous!

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#10 posted 12-11-2014 07:02 PM

Am I the only one who is thinking Aslan?

Definitely worthy of the hall of kings and queens in Cair Paraval by the sea.

-- It’s the knowledge in your head, skill in your hands and motivation to create in you heart that makes you a woodworker. - Mainiac Matt

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#11 posted 12-11-2014 07:19 PM

The camera and photos are great Dennis, but the model is better. This is my favourite of what I’ve seem of your work too. That may be subject to change, maybe for both of us , when you finish the set you are working on now however.

Thanks for the new photos.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#12 posted 12-11-2014 07:22 PM

Yup it still looks awesome, the camera does make a major difference in the subject matter so much more vibrant. I love the canon products some day I’ll replace my point and click with a canon.

This piece still fascinates me even after seeing it many times I love it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#13 posted 12-11-2014 08:25 PM

I could take pictures of that with my phone camera and it would make them look good.
Nice project, and nice pics too.

-- Because I'm gone, that's why!

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#14 posted 12-11-2014 09:43 PM

I’m blown away by your work. Just incredible.

-- Chris Bethlehem, PA

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#15 posted 12-11-2014 09:45 PM

Another look at a great project and your right the new pictures make a great projrct stand out more. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dale, Ohio

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