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Black lacquer console table with suspended bubinga case

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Project by phil colleran posted 11-17-2009 03:42 AM 2955 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The frame is poplar. The case is bubinga solids. Removable felt inserts in gallery.

-- colleran@colleran.us





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bfd

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#1 posted 11-17-2009 04:03 AM

Phil,

This is a beautiful piece. I really like the proportions of this piece. The Bubinga is gorgeous and I like how the bubinga continues inside it is unexpected so is the use of the piano hinge vs. drawers. Nicely done!

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#2 posted 11-17-2009 04:22 AM

Looks good from here!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 11-17-2009 04:33 AM

The tapered legs really bring this piece forward, nice work

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina, www.thomaswoodworker.com

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#4 posted 11-17-2009 04:56 AM

This is some very nice work, You have really done a fine job on this. The bubinga looks great with the black lacquer.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#5 posted 11-17-2009 05:07 AM

Looking at your work and I have to say I love your style.

You do fantastic work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#6 posted 11-17-2009 05:07 AM

Phil another stand out piece well done

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#7 posted 11-17-2009 05:29 AM

Love the design of this one Phil. You do beautiful work.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#8 posted 11-17-2009 06:24 AM

Beautiful design and craftsmanship.

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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#9 posted 11-17-2009 05:29 PM

I like the design of the legs. For some reason it feels like it’s about to start walking.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#10 posted 11-17-2009 06:51 PM

Really nice legs!

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#11 posted 11-17-2009 09:26 PM

Your table is very beautiful. The idea of the piano hinge is smart. No need for drawers in such a small area. I will be incorporating this idea in the hall table I will eventually get around to making. Thank you for the idea.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#12 posted 11-18-2009 08:36 AM

It looks like it is in motion…. walking toward the camera. Really neat idea for storage!!

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#13 posted 11-19-2009 10:07 PM

Looks very nice. Could you take a little time to explain the lacquer application. Water based? Sprayed? Brushed? Sanding sealer? Number of coats.

Thanks!
From another Phil.

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#14 posted 10-02-2011 10:41 PM

Beautifully executed legs. This is truly a Masterpiece!

-- A Family That Prays Together...Is A Family That Stays Together

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