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Project by Darrell Peart posted 09-30-2015 06:05 PM 1928 views 15 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of several pieces I am making for a client – three of which are finished. This one is a credenza going into my client’s office. It matches an Aurora Pedestal Desk I have also made for him. There is also another credenza that goes in the conference room. I will be starting on the conference table soon and will post it when it is done – later this year.
This is a new pull – what I call the ribbon pull. The other pieces will have this pull as well. I will update my “Aurora Pedestal Desk” and “Aurora Media Cabinet” projects to show the existing designs with the new pull – as I get the photos taken.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#1 posted 09-30-2015 06:13 PM

It’s a beauty! It definitely has your signature. A Wow piece. I’m sure you get pleasure in saying”I built that!”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 09-30-2015 07:08 PM


Amazing work for sure. Looks a little different from past items I have seen you post and in your book I have. The black plug on the drawer fronts is new to me? Keep up the great work.

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#3 posted 09-30-2015 07:30 PM

Really nice looking. Design and execution are superb.

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#4 posted 09-30-2015 09:25 PM

Thanks for the latest version of your designs. I’m going to be making a desk and these pictures sure help me visualize the various G&G details I want to include.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#5 posted 09-30-2015 09:35 PM

Beauitful design on the desk and I like the new pull arrangement.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 09-30-2015 09:35 PM

The base looks really nice with the wooden straps, similar to your blanket chest. The nice wide overhang on the top is dramatic, and really seals the deal for me.
Well done Darrell.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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

All I can say is out standing!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#8 posted 09-30-2015 11:46 PM

Another beautiful piece, Darrell! I really like the Aurora line of yours, and always enjoy seeing the new pieces!

-- Dean

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#9 posted 10-01-2015 01:02 AM

Always a treat to see your work Darrell! The ribbon pulls are excellent addition – awesome!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 10-01-2015 01:12 AM

Darrell, that is a beautiful piece. Its a treat to see and learn from your continued interpretation and expansion of the G&G furniture genre.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 10-01-2015 01:15 AM


The pull looks like the one you showed me when I was in your blanket chest class a couple of months ago. Glad to see you worked out the details. I finally finished my blanket chest and are moving on to the Chiffoneer.

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#12 posted 10-01-2015 01:49 AM

Thanks everyone!
Greg – yes that is the pull I was working on. Not sure what stage I was at when you were here. I have a box full of reject prototypes. Is it the Gamble Master Bedroom Chiffoneer you are starting on?

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#13 posted 10-01-2015 02:42 AM


I have always dreamed about doing work 1/10 as good!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#14 posted 10-01-2015 04:51 AM

What an absolutely beautiful piece. It is so well balanced. Every where you look there is amazing detail to keep your interest for a lifetime.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#15 posted 10-01-2015 11:11 AM

As usual Darrell, just beautiful!

-- Doug...

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