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Greene and Greene Coffee Table

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Project by JBWelker posted 04-07-2016 04:20 PM 1047 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my attempt at William Ng’s Greene and Greene inspired coffee table design. The table is made from African Mahogany with ebony splines/plugs. I did not do the ebony splines along the end of the breadboards into the table top (regrettably) as in the original design. Also, I chose to go with the waterfall leg design and a different drawer pull that I cut from a piece of ebony as well. The pictures aren’t the greatest, and forgive the floral carpet in the one picture. I was applying the finish at my wife’s photography studio in a back room and it just happens to have that great carpet.

-- Josh, Missouri





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JimYoung

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#1 posted 04-07-2016 04:50 PM

Very nice.

Do you have a close up of the “waterfall” legs. I’m thinking of using that design element on a future project?

Thanks for sharing

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

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bruc101

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#2 posted 04-07-2016 04:51 PM

I’m not a fan of Greene and Greene but you did a beautiful job on that table.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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pottz

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#3 posted 04-07-2016 06:42 PM

IM A BIG FAN OF G&G AND YOU DID A GREAT JOB ON THIS.IF YOU EVER GET TO CALIFORNIA YA GOTTA GO TO THE GAMBLE HOUSE,ITS THE DISNEYLAND OF G&G.AND I LOVE THAT YOU DIDNT COPY AND MADE THIS YOUR OWN INTERPRETATION.YOU MIGHT WANT TO CHECK OUT DARRELL PEART,HE.S A MASTER OF G&G.

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

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 04-07-2016 08:41 PM

This is a fine looking table. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Mean_Dean

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#5 posted 04-07-2016 11:53 PM

Great looking G&G coffee table! You made it your own by using the details you like, and it’s a unique piece you should be proud of!

-- Dean

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CaptainSkully

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#6 posted 04-08-2016 12:29 AM

Beautiful! Love Ng’s stuff. Nice execution.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 04-08-2016 12:45 AM

lovely table!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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ravensrock

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#8 posted 04-08-2016 12:29 PM

Really nice table! And it looks like you did an excellent job on the finish.

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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