Tsuba Dining Table

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Project by Darrell Peart posted 1716 days ago 3917 views 20 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A tsuba is a Japanese sword guard – Charles Greene had a collection of tsubas and incorporated their shape in many of his designs. This table is my design using a modified tsuba shape for the top. The slide system is a very basic “beveled edge” system I found in “The Encyclopedia of Furniture Making” by Earnest Joyce.
Woods used are African Mahogany with Gabon Ebony details.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#1 posted 1716 days ago

magnificant darrell…....what a beautiful piece…you done real good….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 1716 days ago

As always, your work is excellent

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#3 posted 1716 days ago

well im going to look dumb here for this question,,,but im not sure…is the made with walnut…it doesnt look like walnut….but …please reveal what wood you choose

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 1716 days ago

Outstanding! love it love it love it great adaptation, very elegant

thank you for sharing

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Darrell Peart

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#5 posted 1716 days ago

Thanks DaytonB Greg & grizzman – the primary wood is African Mahogany – Gaboon Ebony details

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#6 posted 1716 days ago


I’m amazed at how much Japanese influence is in the G2 designs.

-- 温故知新

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#7 posted 1716 days ago

The Green Bros. reincarnated ! Very nice.

-- Its not Rocket Surgery!

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#8 posted 1716 days ago

Very beautiful, and inspirational work-especially for us amateurs!
Now that I know where you’re located, I’ll make a point of visiting your shop the next time I’m in town visting my daughter in Kirkland.
Looking forward to the opportunity to attend one of your classes, time permitting.

-- Gerry

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#9 posted 1716 days ago

What, no cloud lifts?!
JK, excellent work as always.

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#10 posted 1716 days ago

Great table!

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#11 posted 1716 days ago

Beautiful. There are no words to do it justice.

-- Nothing's just gets expensive

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#12 posted 1716 days ago

Thats a beautiful table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#13 posted 1716 days ago

Very very Nice! I love your attention to detail. I can’t believe I missed your other projects .
I’m going to go look up your book (Maybe santa will give it to me for Christmas) ......I just went to your website and it sure is one classy site I’m going to have my wife order a book and I would love it if you could sign it for me she will give you the details when she contacts you.

A collectors piece indeed superb craftsmanship !!

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

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#14 posted 1715 days ago

I´ll bet you have pleased customers, really nice jobs you have done


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matt garcia

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#15 posted 1715 days ago

Man is that a beauty!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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