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Kape-lipit (table for two)

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Project by Benji Reyes posted 09-30-2015 07:13 AM 4462 views 16 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good day fellow LJs,

It’s been a while since I posted a project and I just wanted to share with you guys this new piece I designed. This table literally has a twist in it. The main post is band sawn and sculpted from molave. The base is ipil and so is the top which measures 32” in diameter. It will sit alone in a tea room with two of my chairs. I think the twisted leg is enough to make it the focal point of the room. All woods used here are reclaimed as with all my projects. Your questions and comments are most welcome.

Thanks for viewing,
Benji

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts Instagram benji reyes





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#1 posted 09-30-2015 07:31 AM

Your mind is an amazing place, Benji. Thanks you for letting me romp around in it.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 09-30-2015 07:50 AM

Yes, I agree, that table will really stand out in the room….Great job on the build

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 09-30-2015 08:32 AM

Absolutely amazing

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#4 posted 09-30-2015 10:48 AM

Beautiful table! I love the variety of pieces you have shared!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#5 posted 09-30-2015 10:57 AM

Twisted as a politician but with a much better outcome. Looks great. Nice design.

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#6 posted 09-30-2015 12:23 PM

That is very nice.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#7 posted 09-30-2015 12:35 PM

When I see your work Benji, the same question comes to mind “how did he do that?”
Amazing work, the woods, the design, and the craftsmanship are all in balance.
Outstanding!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#8 posted 09-30-2015 01:02 PM

Incredible work as always. Bravo.

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#9 posted 09-30-2015 01:36 PM

Outstanding!

-- Stevo

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#10 posted 09-30-2015 01:56 PM

Another unique and amazing design and build,fantastic table Benji.

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#11 posted 09-30-2015 01:58 PM

Great job!

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#12 posted 09-30-2015 02:30 PM

There was a twisted man
With twisted leg
He jumped over a twisted table
He found a twisted crown
He bought a …...........
You are not wood worker

YOU AARREE A REAL ARTIST

-- shuja

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#13 posted 09-30-2015 02:37 PM

My mind is in a whirl just wondering how you made the twist in that beautiful amazing table.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#14 posted 09-30-2015 02:44 PM

I like how you connected the foot surfaces with the pedestal surfaces. A nice even flow visually! Well done! Roman

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#15 posted 09-30-2015 03:28 PM

I twist I had 1/10 of your talent…everything about this table is outstanding!!! I have a special spot for it
in my house if you tire of it!!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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