Nakashima inspired side tables

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Project by zalsa posted 07-12-2015 09:49 PM 914 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two sofa tables inspired by / copied from George Nakashima. I kept close to the natural edge on one side so that they flared towards the front end where you would rest your drink sitting on the sofa – and sized them to the sofa. They are made from some local air-dried Cherry that I got last winter and are finished with Waterlox and Tun Oil. They will darken to a deeper red over time, but right now have a pinkish look to them.

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#1 posted 07-13-2015 12:47 AM

Very well done. Nice simple form factor with a natural element, plus the dog compliments.

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#2 posted 07-13-2015 01:41 PM

very nice

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#3 posted 07-13-2015 03:54 PM

I like the simplicity and structure of the design. They looks great.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 07-13-2015 07:24 PM

Very cool

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#5 posted 07-15-2015 01:31 PM

Wow, these look phenomenal with the rest of the decor.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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