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Project by gashley posted 08-03-2010 03:58 PM 3065 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a follow up project to the Greene & Greene office furniture I built last year. Needed a round meeting table and chairs. While the chairs definitely are in the same style, the table is a little more modern and came about by just some tinkering with veneers and a desire to try and do a sunburst.
Details:
Chairs – claro walnut, inlaid ebony plugs, inlaid mother of pearl details on back slats.
Table – birdseye walnut veener top. Table rim and base – claro walnut.

-- Gary in OP





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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 08-03-2010 04:02 PM

Oh my.. That is just beautiful.

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#2 posted 08-03-2010 04:19 PM

Fantastic!

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

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Bill Akins

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#3 posted 08-03-2010 04:35 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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RexMcKinnon

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#4 posted 08-03-2010 05:16 PM

Beautiful table and chairs set.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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windofthewoods

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#5 posted 08-03-2010 05:30 PM

Very nice, and where did you find that wonderful upholstery to go with it?

-- Ed,Red Lake, Ontario, Canada

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gashley

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#6 posted 08-03-2010 05:49 PM

Thanks for nice comments.

Ed – I’ve always loved southwest type designs – it’s all over our house.
I found the fabric at: http://www.strictlysouthwestern.com/fabrics.htm. It’s the “Comanche” style.
To upholster the seats I used a poplar frame, webbed it, and used a 1” polyurethane foam covered with batting and muslin. I may redo the seats with a thicker (or denser) foam. Isn’t giving me quite the padding or durability I want.

-- Gary in OP

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#7 posted 08-03-2010 06:43 PM

Sweet, I love it

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

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Kindlingmaker

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#8 posted 08-03-2010 11:44 PM

Beautiful and your craftsmanship shows well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Rick

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#9 posted 08-04-2010 08:39 AM

Beautiful Project! Probably sit …what, 6 or 8 Guys for Poker? ;-}

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 08-18-2010 03:55 AM

Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 06-13-2014 05:56 PM

Going through your projects, this is an eye stopper! Great integration of skill, concept, and design.

NICE! A WOW PIECE!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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