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Project by ak25 posted 1756 days ago 2941 views 31 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

final year project for my uni ,it’s a coffee table with perspex (acrylic) top that I cut myself , glass would cost me 180£ ) made it very fast…most of the time spent gluing sycamore veneer stripes .I used knock down fittings so it can be disassembled ,but not flat packed….

-- aleksandrs kovalenko, ak25, wyrik





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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 1756 days ago

Beautifull Craftsmanship! Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Dennis Zongker

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Damian Penney

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#2 posted 1756 days ago

That’s really slick looking, love it.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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Damian Penney

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#3 posted 1756 days ago

How do you do the curved bits, bendy mdf ?

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#4 posted 1756 days ago

Congratulations…excellent design and execution..the veneers are superbly selected. The pride in that piece of furniture will last a lifetime.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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mcoyfrog

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#5 posted 1756 days ago

awesome job, and great design, welcome to LJ

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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ak25

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#6 posted 1756 days ago

curved bits are from bendy ply, we made former and used bag vacuum press…

-- aleksandrs kovalenko, ak25, wyrik

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1756 days ago

Thats a real work of art. Congratulations!

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

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Cantil3v3r

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#8 posted 1756 days ago

nice work alex, i love the style and design of this piece. the veneer work in the center of the top and bottom are really sharp. any thought to applying some kind of edge banding to the sides of the curved pieces to cover the plywood layers?

sick job on this though, really nice design and execution!

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ratchet

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#9 posted 1756 days ago

Well done. Very unique piece. Lets see 3 curved uprights for 6 sides makes a good coffee table. Brilliant!
Thx for sharing.

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sry

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#10 posted 1756 days ago

Very nice work, well done!
Looking forward to seeing more of your work

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Rj

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#11 posted 1756 days ago

Great Lookin Table ! Now this is thinking outside of the box I really like it !!

Great craftsmanship!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 1756 days ago

Hey Alex
This is an amazing piece wonderful design and great craftsmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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person

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#13 posted 1756 days ago

thats nice

-- (>'.')> || <('.'<)

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Les Hastings

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#14 posted 1756 days ago

Awesome work! Welcome to Lumberjocks glad you could join us.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Blake

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#15 posted 1756 days ago

this is an awesome design.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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