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Dinovi Style Display Table

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Project by tinnman65 posted 10-31-2010 01:47 AM 2427 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a display table I recently made at a class with sculptural furniture maker Victor Dinovi at Marc Adams School of Woodworking. After making a Maloof Rocker I was hooked on the process of building this type of furniture. I had to wait a couple years until this class came back to the school but it was well worth the wait. The table was made out of poplar. I used a water base dye on it then put on 4 coats of the Maloof finish; 1/3 raw tung oil,1/3 linseed oil,1/3 satin poly followed by 2 coats 1/2 linseed 1/2 tung oil and shredded beeswax. Its a great finish but if you missed anything in your sandining it sticks right out.The table is rather high at about 41” but all in all I was happy with the results.I didn’t know you could get poplar to so good.

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





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Rj

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#1 posted 10-31-2010 01:53 AM

Outstanding design and craftsmanship !!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#2 posted 10-31-2010 01:57 AM

Sexy legs very nice

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#3 posted 10-31-2010 02:06 AM

Very graceful and lovely glow. You should be proud.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#4 posted 10-31-2010 02:43 AM

SUPER WOW!!! Beautiful table! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Verna

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#5 posted 10-31-2010 02:58 AM

Gorgeous!!!

You’ll be jealous to know that I live less than 10 miles from Marc Adams School of Woodworking. I’ve taken one class and am anxious to take more.

-- Verna -- Indianapolis, IN

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#6 posted 10-31-2010 09:47 AM

BEAUTIFUL DESIGN AND JOINTERY, IN THE MALOOF STYLE. I REALLY LOVE ANYTHING MADE IN HIS STYLE HE WAS A TRUE MASTER CRAFTSMAN AND WONDERFUL MAN.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 10-31-2010 09:49 AM

wonderfull

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Chip

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#8 posted 10-31-2010 01:00 PM

Great piece of woodworking.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#9 posted 10-31-2010 01:02 PM

That is some table.
It has everything that good design is about.
Well worth framing, I can understand why you wanted to take a class.
Will it influence future pieces?
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#10 posted 10-31-2010 01:48 PM

Beautiful!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#11 posted 10-31-2010 05:07 PM

You know, for a tin knocker, you sure do nice woodworking!

Beautiful job, my friend.

Lee

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#12 posted 10-31-2010 07:43 PM

Paul!
Really fine!!!!
Beautiful table.
You’ve been doing oyur homework.

ddwwb

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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Diggerjacks

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#13 posted 10-31-2010 08:38 PM

Beautiful table

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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tinnman65

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#14 posted 10-31-2010 08:43 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments, it sure means a lot coming from you guys! I really see myself doing more in this style.

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

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#15 posted 10-31-2010 08:47 PM

A wonderful build and amazing design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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