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Greene and Greene dining table

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Project by edward60 posted 06-07-2016 01:51 PM 987 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some time ago I decided to make Greene and Greene dining table. But I had no necessity to make sliding table. The sizes of the top 70”x47”x1 1/2”. Foe the top I used padauk and sapele for the edges. The base making from sapele. I made brass inlay. Decoranive elements on the legs vfking from wenge. For square plugs and splines used ebony. Finishing with Varathane gel stain? oil and beeswax. All detailes I described in my blog http://lumberjocks.com/edward60/blog/87410

Thank you my LJ





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#1 posted 06-07-2016 01:56 PM

Sweet! Great details on the base.

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#2 posted 06-07-2016 02:22 PM

Thats a nice looking table Edward!
It has a bit of a japanese look to it
I will have to go do some research on G&G styles.

No chance of your food getting cold with those two Hi Bay mercury vapour lights overhead, what gives are you hatching chickens, or do you have shares in the light Company!!

That Kombi on the widow sill looks good too!

P.S Found the answer already!

In 1893 their parents requested that the sons move to Pasadena, where they had moved a year before. The brothers agreed and, while traveling by train from Boston, they stopped at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and saw a few examples of Japanese architecture. This experience made a lasting impression on both of them, according to a late-in-life interview with Henry. There was actually very little Japanese influence upon their work until after Charles visited the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis.

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 06-07-2016 02:27 PM

looks great

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#4 posted 06-07-2016 04:52 PM

GREAT DETAIL! NICELY DONE!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 06-07-2016 07:11 PM

This is a beautiful piece and so nicely done.

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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#6 posted 06-07-2016 09:16 PM

edward a big fan of g&g design and yours is no exception,you did a killer job on this one.love your base design and always love the look of paduak.if you ever get to california ya gotta visit the gamble house its the greatest exhibit of g&g left.for more help with g&g check out darrel peart hes a master at this style and maybe hell see this and coment.great job.

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

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#7 posted 06-07-2016 11:01 PM

Very nicely crafted! Beautiful!

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

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#8 posted 06-07-2016 11:02 PM

Beautiful Table, excellent workmanship, congrautlatoins.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#9 posted 06-08-2016 12:29 AM

Beautiful G&G dining table! It has all the right details—and I love the brass inlay you did!

-- Dean

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#10 posted 06-08-2016 12:12 PM

You nailed it. There is nothing more sexy than a well executed Greene and Greene piece. It just exudes craftsmanship and style. I hope you have family to leave this treasure to so it will be appreciated for years and years to come. BEAUTIFUL!! Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#11 posted 06-08-2016 03:59 PM

Beautiful piece Edward. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#12 posted 06-08-2016 10:02 PM

I have recently become a big fan of Greene & Greene and I think your interpretation is spot on. I have yet to make any G&G pieces, but it is in the plans. Your table is definitely a family heirloom. Thank you for sharing.

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