Red/Cherry Beech hall table

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Project by newkiwi posted 1880 days ago 1293 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first commision after finishing my two year diploma course. The clients supplied the timber and the overall sizes, the rest was left to me. If you have seen rough sawn red beech its not very inspiring but from the first draw saw cut and wonderfull floral smell that came from it I was hooked. It is made to look like two small drawers but is only one to make it a more useable size. I love the way the light changes the look at the front of the drawer and top of the legs. During the making of this peice there was sadly a Air New Zealand plane crash and this inspired part of the design and just goes to show how your work can change with your emotions as you go. If asked now what would i change about it I could honestly say nothing but that I wish I had kept it.

-- Mark Gilbert Furniture Design and Making

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 1880 days ago

looks very nice…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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Dan Hux

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#2 posted 1880 days ago

very nice…

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 1880 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 1880 days ago

Nicely done. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 1880 days ago

Excellent work. I love the design of the stretchers.

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

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#6 posted 1880 days ago

wonderful table well done

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1879 days ago

Very nice table, great design.

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

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#8 posted 1878 days ago

Very attractive table, your client should be pleased.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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