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Project by andyboy posted 1868 days ago 2341 views 21 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was for a competition in 2005. I sketched it up in front of the fire on cool winter evening. It is made from Radata pine and is probably the most creative thing I have ever come up with. The top section is dovetailed and the rest is screwed and glued. The timber has a blond stain to keep it from going the horrible yellow pine tends to go. It is for sale in our local gallery….and yes I won first prize in the pine section of the 2005 Kawerau woodskills …bla bla

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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SCOTSMAN

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#1 posted 1868 days ago

What an outstanding piece of art I am in awe of you laddie well done this is a beautiful design I really love it wish it were mine.A classic piece.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 1868 days ago

That’s an eye grabber!
Great design!
A lot of wood there. Glad you won.
VERY COOL!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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degoose

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#3 posted 1868 days ago

Attaboy Andyboy!!!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1868 days ago

Hey Andy
This is a very cool an unique design,great look wonderful build.well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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patron

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#5 posted 1868 days ago

very nice work , andy .
keep them coming !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bob

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#6 posted 1868 days ago

really an awesome peice…. do you mind if i use some of your design…. i guess thats the highest praise one woodworking can give another…
so you don’t like the yellow of pine hey hehe

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1868 days ago

Great imagination and construction!

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

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darryl

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#8 posted 1868 days ago

that’s a beautiful piece of work!
very creative.

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Bigdogs117

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#9 posted 1868 days ago

Very unique. Eye catching. Made me want to take a closer look. Well done. That is art I like!!

-- Rusty

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Todd Thomas

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#10 posted 1868 days ago

cool design…very well done

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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bigwoodturner

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#11 posted 1868 days ago

Very nice design, contemporary and very functional. Well concieved.

-- Dale

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CreekWoodworker

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#12 posted 1867 days ago

Good looking table, nice work on the dovetails.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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ND2ELK

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#13 posted 1867 days ago

Very impressive. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Greg Wurst

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#14 posted 1867 days ago

Wow, that’s one of the best pine pieces I’ve seen. Nice!

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#15 posted 1867 days ago

Thanks mate. All this encouraging has set me up for tomorrows teaching. Quite addictive this site, as everyone keeps saying!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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