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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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#1 posted 12-28-2009 12:20 AM
Congratulations! Your first commission is a clear winner. Keep chargin!
-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com
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#2 posted 12-28-2009 01:01 AM
very nice..great job
-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com
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#3 posted 12-28-2009 03:26 AM
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.
-- woodbutcher north carolina
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#5 posted 12-28-2009 03:49 AM
Super table well done.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#6 posted 12-28-2009 04:57 AM
Very nice. The lines are clean and it looks really good.
-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com
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#7 posted 01-01-2010 09:04 PM
I like it! – what is the wood? – pine? How did the commision come about?
-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe
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#8 posted 02-02-2010 04:32 PM
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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#10 posted 07-18-2012 01:08 AM
That is a great looking table!!..............Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#11 posted 07-18-2012 01:15 AM
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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