"Hapag Larawan" Console table

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Project by Benji Reyes posted 1615 days ago 4845 views 24 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This console table is part of a set commissioned by a client. I will be posting the dining table and chairs as soon as I get it finished. The whole set will find its home in Frankfurt, Germany by next month.
The legs are stack laminated, steam bent Ipil and Molave. the locks are kamagong (ebony). I used Dungon ( iron wood) for the top and inlayed molave ties. The headers or ends to lock the planks in place is of saplungan ( tiger molave) The stretchers and base is also made from saplungan. The studs at the edge of the drawers and drawer pulls are ebony. The face drawer is Molave and it’s sides and bottom are all in ipil. The drawer guides I fashioned in ironwood. have a great weekend fellow LJs.


Ht. 34” L. 84” D. 22”

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines,

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#1 posted 1615 days ago

Benji, You are the man!! I absolutly love this. How luck your customer is!! Keep up the good work. I can’t wait to see the other members of the set. It would be great to see the whole set in place if you could get a picture.

-- Rogue

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#2 posted 1615 days ago

Amazing, the design is beautiful, craftsmanship perfect

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#3 posted 1615 days ago

I don’t know how you come up with these designs Benji and the craftsmanship too is just astounding. It’s a privilege to get to see your amazing work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 1615 days ago


-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#5 posted 1615 days ago

That is one WILD looking table.
Your design juices were over-flowing this time !!!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#6 posted 1615 days ago

I love the style. Great job!

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#7 posted 1615 days ago

Beautiful Table Benji! The Overall Design, Joinery, Wood Combinations and especially the Base Design is Outstanding!!

Thanks for posting.


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#8 posted 1615 days ago

wow, looks great… another great design from Benji… well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 1615 days ago

Beautifully executed and designed. I’m sure this will be enjoyed for many generations to come as it looks quite durable and probably weighs a ton! How are you shipping to Germany? Slow boat?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#10 posted 1615 days ago

Very nice!

-- "Real jocks do it on a bench"

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#11 posted 1615 days ago

Unreal/...pure style

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Benji Reyes

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#13 posted 1615 days ago

@ mmh, Hi, The set will be consolidated in a 20 foot container and shipped via slow boat. My estimate is 30 days to get there. I’m bias to shipping via slow boat since it gives the wood components more time to get acclimated as it enters a climate change.

Thanks for your comments guys!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines,

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#14 posted 1612 days ago

Smokin hot piece! Great lines and design

-- Doug, Cody Wyo

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#15 posted 1611 days ago

I missed this somehow! This is very, very, nice. I love the lines and the joinery on this as well. Another piece of art Benji!!


-- Robin Renee'

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