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Coffee Table--2008--My First Commission!

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This table was my first commission, and my brother helped me out with it. As you can see, the workspace was my kitchen! Here is a little slide show of the process:


-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor





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Charles Maxwell

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#1 posted 1572 days ago

Congratulations! Your first commission is a clear winner. Keep chargin!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Dan Hux

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#2 posted 1572 days ago

very nice..great job

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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woodbutcher

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#3 posted 1572 days ago

naomi weiss,
Very nicely done! I really like the edge treatment on the top. Is it all mortise and tenon construction? Did you enlist your brothers aid before or after the arm brace?-LOL I know hand chopping those mortises is no real fun, if there are a lot of ‘em to do! Congratulations again on a very nicely done table. Have a most joyous New Year.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1572 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1572 days ago

Super table well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Russel

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#6 posted 1572 days ago

Very nice. The lines are clean and it looks really good.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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schroeder

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#7 posted 1567 days ago

I like it! – what is the wood? – pine? How did the commision come about?

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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Waldschrat

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#8 posted 1536 days ago

nice clean honest form. interesting, a piece like that I would have expected out of oak, but in what looks like some sort of softwood, it looks much warmer.

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1535 days ago

Looks nice.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 639 days ago

That is a great looking table!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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TDog

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#11 posted 639 days ago

Congrats on getting your first commission. The table looks great.

I sold my first project only a couple months ago and am working on a restoration currently.
I hope you sell many more pieces in the future. I hope to get more new construction spoken for
in my area also.

All the best and keep doing that great work.

-- "So many projects...so little time..." Psalm 23

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