Black lacquer console table with suspended bubinga case

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Project by phil colleran posted 1740 days ago 2852 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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


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#1 posted 1740 days ago


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 1740 days ago

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 1740 days ago

The tapered legs really bring this piece forward, nice work

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina,

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#4 posted 1740 days ago

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 1740 days ago

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

You do fantastic work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#6 posted 1740 days ago

Phil another stand out piece well done

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1740 days ago

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

-- John @

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#8 posted 1740 days ago

Beautiful design and craftsmanship.

-- Bruce

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#9 posted 1739 days ago

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 1739 days ago

Really nice legs!

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#11 posted 1739 days ago

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 1739 days ago

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


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#13 posted 1737 days ago

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

From another Phil.

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#14 posted 1055 days ago

Beautifully executed legs. This is truly a Masterpiece!

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

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