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Project by Al Navas posted 07-09-2010 03:21 PM 2970 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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“Like grasses swaying in a summer breeze, the fluid motion is visible in the solid form of the wood.” And so the legs flow into the stretchers, and to the top of this table:

Dimensions: 36” wide, 10 inches deep, 9 inches tall

Material: Construction-grade SPF (spruce, pine, fir)

Finish: None

Read some blog posts related to the build at this link.

Al

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com





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Cozmo35

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#1 posted 07-09-2010 03:36 PM

I like it! Good job! How did you get the boards curved?

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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stefang

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 04:04 PM

Great Work and a beautiful design Al. I’m planning on trying some bent lamination very soon so your fantastic project really caught my eye.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 04:10 PM

A great design cool table

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Cory

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 04:27 PM

Beautiful work, Al. congrats on winning the 2×6 contest, too.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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kolwdwrkr

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#5 posted 07-09-2010 04:29 PM

Looks like a miniature sitting on a railing. If it’s the size you say that’s a huge beam under it. LOL. Design is nice. Well done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 07-09-2010 05:31 PM

Great post! Love the pics on how to set up the bending jig and making the forms with the big compass.

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

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ZeroThreeQuarter

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#7 posted 07-09-2010 05:42 PM

nicely done.. really like the curves and contemporary style it has. has a refreshing feel to it.

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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spclPatrolGroup

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#8 posted 07-09-2010 06:17 PM

I really like this design.

-- Dave, from ND "The mind is an infinitely long workbench, and its cluttered with half-finished thoughts and ideas, sometimes we need to clear off the workbench and start again from step one."

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mcoyfrog

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#9 posted 07-09-2010 07:29 PM

nice job,, very cool

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

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Corrigithian

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#10 posted 07-09-2010 09:22 PM

The table is sweet. Very clean lines. Good work.

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dakremer

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#11 posted 07-09-2010 10:19 PM

hey Al. Cool table! I remember seeing it on your website. I didnt even know you were apart of LJs. I sent you some of my prayer kneeler designs! I’ll have to send you some more pics. I made a nice one out of walnut. And I made that other modern one as well!!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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woody57

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#12 posted 07-09-2010 10:43 PM

great design and execution
love it

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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tinnman65

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#13 posted 07-09-2010 11:35 PM

Very nice work Al, Nice design, I can really see the the fluid motion.

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

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RMP

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#14 posted 07-10-2010 03:01 AM

Al, you’re an artist. Very nice.

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Al Navas

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#15 posted 07-11-2010 01:14 PM

I thank everyone for your wonderful comments!

Al

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

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