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Project by Alin Dobra posted 1527 days ago 2010 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Curvy hall table from solid cherry with shellac finish. This piece is my original design and it part of my living room furniture. It has the same motifs as the home entertainment center (previously posted): large arches, ellipse arch top, curve aprons with compound curves.

The aprons were shaped by hand and the joinery on them cut with the dovetail saw. Since the angles are awkward, it is not worth figuring out how to cut the tenons on the table saw just for few tenons. Both for this piece and for the home entertainment center I used full scale mockup from hardiboard. This has the advantage that I can use parts of the mockup as templates for the router (to cut the top for example).

Enjoy,
Alin

-- -- Alin Dobra, Gainesville, Florida





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rcs47

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#1 posted 1527 days ago

Very nice design. Great job!

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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CreekWoodworker

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#2 posted 1527 days ago

very nice I love all the curves.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 1526 days ago

nice work Alin. Good to see you are still a active woodworker.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 1526 days ago

I really like this Alin very cool lines.

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#5 posted 1526 days ago

Hey Alin,
That’s sweet. Love the lines.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 1526 days ago

I like how you see things Alin. Very nice work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#7 posted 1526 days ago

I love the design and the work. You have a great eye!

-- Mike, Western New York

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sras

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#8 posted 1526 days ago

This is a beautiful piece! Nice combination of design, materials and workmanship.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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sharad

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#9 posted 1526 days ago

A very original design and neatly finished.

Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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falegniam

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#10 posted 1526 days ago

that looks great !!!

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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Blake

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#11 posted 1526 days ago

Wow Alin, nice to see you again. Both of your recent projects are great. I really like the curves in this table.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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kosta

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#12 posted 1526 days ago

looks good.

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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blackcherry

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#13 posted 1526 days ago

Another stunning piece Alin…bravo…BC

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cobbler

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#14 posted 1526 days ago

I like it a lot. Good job!

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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Les Hastings

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#15 posted 1526 days ago

Awesome job Alin!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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