Arabesque by Glen G Guarino

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I made Arabesque in Mozambique Shedua and the details are ebonized Sapele
Size is 29 ¾”tall x 37 ½”wide x 18”deep

Arabesque is also shown in the video NJIT made of the show. The video is in a blog on Lumberjocks.



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#1 posted 1549 days ago

it looks very beautiful…very nice design…but better pictures would be better…thanks for showing

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#2 posted 1549 days ago

Very nice a very unique design

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1549 days ago

Excellent design and craftsmanship.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#4 posted 1549 days ago

Impressive design and work. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 1549 days ago

DYNAMITE as always! how do I get a look at the video?

-- Doug, Cody Wyo

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#6 posted 1549 days ago

thanks for sharing your work is so pleasing to the eye

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#7 posted 1549 days ago

Beautiful work, unusual piece of art.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 1549 days ago


Marie put the video that NJIT made in a blog here is the link
I am working on my video with a friend of mine on the NJIT show. Its in the editing stage now.

This is another blog of a radio interview I was invited to do with Chris Wakefield who has a show “Into the Night” on 1470KHND This was a first for me, I’ve never done a radio interview, it turned out to be a lot of fun to do. Chris is great & very easy to talk to.



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#9 posted 1549 days ago

Arabesque was designed for a friend of ours who has a business in Manhattan. It looked great in Noyes Museum show, people were able to walk around it & the lighting was perfect.

Sorry it does look a little fuzzy here. The table looked great on the poster advertising the Functional Forms show at NJIT.



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#10 posted 1548 days ago

Awesome job, your work is pure art. It is fantastic. I love it.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#11 posted 1548 days ago

What a great table Glen, You do some very interesting work.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#12 posted 1548 days ago

Thank you all for your kind comments. You guys are special people who understand the pleasure and the challenge inherent in working with wood. The wood in Arabesque is really hansom but hard to work with because the grain is so refracted. The difficult part of this design was shaping 4 legs to the same shape. In fact, since the leg is symmetric I had to produce 8 carvings that look identical to each other. If you guys would like ,I think have some pictures of the table being made that I could post.

Keep making saw dust



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#13 posted 1546 days ago

very nice design… great work…

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

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#14 posted 1157 days ago

Watching your projects, your site will also look at it. You have excellent projects. I really liked it.

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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#15 posted 1157 days ago

Absolutely beautiful furniture! I am sorry i’ve missed seeing your work this long.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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