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Project by pottz posted 02-27-2016 11:06 PM 1226 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this has been one of the most challenging and time consuming projects ive made,a g&g inspired wall table made from solid mahogany 17”x 60” x 33” high.i have always wanted to do some g&g so after visiting the gamble house in Pasadena on a tour led my master woodworker jim ipekjian,who recreated all the furniture for the blacker house I had my inspiration to get started.this piece is a combination of various g&g elements some I took from Darrell pearts books,and the bulk from actual pieces from the gamble house.i used a jig from ing woodworking in Anaheim ca.to make the stepped ebony spline on the top,which saved a huge amount of time.all construction is mortise and tenon using a domino 500.the drawers are solid mahogany with a wood runner on the bottom.the handles are from Darrell.all square plugs are ebony.the finish on this is 5 coats of penofin interior grade oil.comments and suggestions are very welcome especially if your checking this out Darrell.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.





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#1 posted 02-27-2016 11:25 PM

Very classy piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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woodcut

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#2 posted 02-28-2016 12:25 AM

That’s a gorgeous piece !!!
Well done !!

-- Carl, Iowa

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#3 posted 02-28-2016 12:42 AM

Outstanding work. It’s crisp without losing the softness of the pillowed edges.

You seem to be a natural.

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#4 posted 02-28-2016 01:11 AM

Beautiful piece—great design and outstanding craftsmanship!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 02-28-2016 02:01 AM

Beautiful G&G hall table—well done! All the details are there, and one well. It must really be satisfying to have it in your home, and get to see it every day!

-- Dean

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#6 posted 02-28-2016 02:03 PM

perfectly done. I’m a big G&G fan

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#7 posted 02-28-2016 02:24 PM

I think you captured the style perfectly. Excellent craftsmanship.

-- -Jim, "Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law." -- Solon

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#8 posted 02-28-2016 02:43 PM

looks great love g&g

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#9 posted 02-28-2016 02:58 PM

Very very nice ,great job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 02-28-2016 03:02 PM

This is a beautiful piece, Larry. I love the design and it’s a real eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 02-28-2016 03:16 PM

Thats a beauty!

-- Doug...

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#12 posted 02-28-2016 07:39 PM

thanks for the kind words guys.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#13 posted 02-28-2016 10:59 PM

Wonderful looking furniture.
Really stunning.

-- Gary, Florida

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#14 posted 02-29-2016 12:40 AM

A fine piece of craftsmanship .
Well done in every respect and a nice tribute to Green &Green .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#15 posted 02-29-2016 01:52 AM

The first thing that caught my eye was the unique approach to the cloud lifts. It looks like they are separate pieces rather than part of the horizontal supports. Is that correct? They certainly convey the cloud lift quite well. Your drawer details are also very nice as well as the handles. Gorgeous piece.

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

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