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Project by grosa posted 06-27-2015 11:23 AM 2629 views 12 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table was made from Sapele, white redwood burl, and the actual gears used in the cigar factories machinery. The finish is pre cat lacquer.
Everyone here at S+L Millworks had a hand in making this table. If you look at picture #5 you can see when these gears were manufactured. You can see how this table and the other table was made here.
http://lumberjocks.com/grosa/blog/56122

-- Have a great day.





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#1 posted 06-27-2015 11:35 AM

Great idea and use of found objects. The contrasts between the iron and the wood, the natural and the man-made are interesting and well done. I’ve got some family heirlooms that might look good this this…..Thanks!!

-- --Dale Page

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#2 posted 06-27-2015 01:45 PM

I think the industrial look is in.creative idea.

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#3 posted 06-27-2015 02:47 PM

That’s spectacular! Well done!

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#4 posted 06-27-2015 03:14 PM

This is another great piece and it’s certainly an eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 06-27-2015 04:31 PM

This is a very beautiful piece of furniture, the gears fit perfect into this Art Deco style hall table! Adding to the overall style of the design. Your craftsmanship looks flawless, congrats!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 06-27-2015 08:43 PM

Wow, spectacular

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#7 posted 06-27-2015 10:08 PM

Fantastic!

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#8 posted 06-28-2015 12:48 AM

Very nice—I’m sure it’ll make a proud addition to their offices!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 06-28-2015 03:38 AM

I like it a lot.

Did you grind the bottom gear flat, or did you route out the wood to bury the gear?

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#10 posted 06-28-2015 04:06 AM

This is a wonderful addition to the lovely cigar factory furniture. Are there still more pieces to come?

L/W

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#11 posted 06-28-2015 12:42 PM

Thank you all for your comments.
Woodchucker, I ground the flat spot and welded a tab on the back.
Lightweightlady, there are two more pieces. A chalkboard that matches the tables and a round desk that Diego made.

-- Have a great day.

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#12 posted 06-28-2015 07:01 PM

WOW! That’s quite a desk! But no gears incorporated into it? All the pieces look fabulous.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#13 posted 06-28-2015 09:53 PM

Thank you. All the other pieces go in one room. This is the receptionist’s desk it sits all alone on the first floor.

-- Have a great day.

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#14 posted 06-29-2015 04:54 AM

Outstanding work. Beautiful combination of two materials.

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#15 posted 06-30-2015 01:28 AM

Very nice design! Great work.

-- Ben in Va

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