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Project by Corrigithian posted 07-09-2010 10:07 PM 2131 views 15 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a few concepts in mind when I was designing this piece.

-The legs. I really wanted to shape some legs that flowed gently with out being over powering.

-The colors. I’d been wanting to make a two tone piece that had very dark accents, framing lighter sections that had beautiful wood-grain.

-The top. I’d been saving a thick plank of Mahogany for just the right project. This piece gave me the opportunity to resaw it and display it’s beauty appropriately with out having to run a profile or an edge detail around it.

-The beads around the apron. They give a classic and clean finished look to it.

All in all I really enjoyed designing and making this piece, and I hope you enjoy it too.

-Chad





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dakremer

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

very cool table!! the design is great!

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

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deeznutz

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 10:20 PM

Great design and great finished product…looks amazing.

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mcoyfrog

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 11:15 PM

WOW this design is awesome

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

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tinnman65

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 11:31 PM

That is one sweet table Chad, I really like the design. Great job!

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

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bfd

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#5 posted 07-10-2010 12:17 AM

This piece is just simply gorgeous. Love the attention to detail.

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Vince

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#6 posted 07-10-2010 10:03 AM

That is a great looking table…well done.

-- Vince

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BTKS

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#7 posted 07-10-2010 10:19 AM

First off, Welcome to LJ’s. It appears you achieved all your design goals and a few more. With skills like this I can’t wait to start tapping into your advice. Again, Welcome and nice work on the table. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Damian Penney

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#8 posted 07-11-2010 05:13 PM

That’s so nicely done I thought it was a cgi rendering :) Really nice.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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Blake

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#9 posted 07-11-2010 06:15 PM

Really nice. I love the details.

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

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sptfish

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#10 posted 07-13-2010 04:59 AM

Outstanding. I love the legs, great curve and the way they are attached, very nicely done.

-- Sptfish, Naples, Florida, http://www.ckherzer1@comcast.net

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Jono

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#11 posted 07-13-2010 06:09 AM

I really love this design! It reminds me of some danish modern designs.

-- Jono, Vancouver, jonthejoinerduncan@hotmail.com

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iSawitFirst

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#12 posted 07-23-2010 12:14 AM

Super design and execution. The angle joinery must have been quite a challenge.

Very well done.

-- If you're over 100 years old there's an 80% chance you're a woman.

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jcsterling

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#13 posted 08-02-2010 02:41 AM

superior work. thank you for sharing

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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