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Project by CJay posted 06-09-2010 11:17 AM 2603 views 4 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another piece made on my current woodworking course. Ash with a marquetry top (maple and walnut), walnut details on the draw (which tested my patience when fitting it). Mostly made with hand tools only (grooving for door bottom and for the feather on the draw front were done on a router table).

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - http://www.chrisboreham.co.uk - http://throughwoodeneyes.tumblr.com/





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woodworm

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#1 posted 06-09-2010 11:51 AM

Very nice looking table. I like the wood combi …and the marquetry is certainly beautiful.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 06-09-2010 12:39 PM

Beautiful table. Nice crisp lines to it. You did an amazing job on the marquetry.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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velo_tom

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#3 posted 06-09-2010 01:23 PM

Beautify work, I don’t think I will ever have the talent to even tackle marquetry. Seems it takes me forever just to build simple things. I sure do enjoy looking at what the highly skilled can do though.

-- There's no such thing as mistakes, just design changes.

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#4 posted 06-09-2010 02:19 PM

Dude! Wow!

-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--

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#5 posted 06-09-2010 02:28 PM

Outstanding work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 06-09-2010 02:57 PM

wow, really awesome table! i like the inlay design on top especially.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#7 posted 06-09-2010 03:34 PM

very nice !

-- bill

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Junji

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#8 posted 06-09-2010 03:59 PM

amazingly well done! ” hand tools only”! that’s the way it should be!!!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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Tom Armstrong

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#9 posted 06-09-2010 05:04 PM

Excellent work. Thanks for posting it.

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#10 posted 06-09-2010 05:09 PM

Wonderful table outstanding inlay.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 06-09-2010 05:13 PM

A really excellent table, beautifull inlay

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#12 posted 06-09-2010 05:37 PM

This is beautiful…I like it very much! Nicely done : )

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#13 posted 06-09-2010 06:39 PM

Great job on all the details: from the grain orientation and selection, to the top proportions being a good size for the beautiful marquetry, and the wood combination. I also like the strips of contrasting wood on the top and bottom of the drawer.

Well done!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#14 posted 06-09-2010 06:59 PM

Perfect in evey way like the soft taper on the legs and inlay!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#15 posted 06-09-2010 07:08 PM

Great table. I really enjoy the inlay on the top.

-- Russ

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