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Project by naturalism posted 12-19-2010 01:09 AM 2985 views 9 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

‘Caterpillar’ bench / coffee table
Made of Poplar, Reclaimed Pine, Walnut
36”l x 15”w x 18”h

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA, www.naturalismfurniture.com





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cstrang

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#1 posted 12-19-2010 01:18 AM

very cool! nicely done.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#2 posted 12-19-2010 01:34 AM

It’s different.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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Jonathan

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#3 posted 12-19-2010 01:37 AM

Another very creative piece you’ve created here Robert!

I can’t quite count all the legs… what, about 28-legs, or so? I could be completely off on that though.

-- 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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#4 posted 12-19-2010 01:46 AM

Great, Creative stuff Robert, I’m new around here so this is the first I’ve seen of your work but I did just check out your projects and I like ‘em. Thanks for this and for getting outside the box.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#5 posted 12-19-2010 02:20 AM

Love it

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#6 posted 12-19-2010 02:28 AM

This is really neat. How thick is the table top? What kind of sanding equiptment do you use?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#7 posted 12-19-2010 02:42 AM

Wonderful – I think its a great table- well done.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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rance

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#8 posted 12-19-2010 02:45 AM

Robert, very cool. I like different things like this, and you’ve done a great job on the finish. First impressions would be that it would be unstable and tend to rock. If I built one, it would be. I’m guessing you aleviated this potential problem by making sure the inner legs are slightly shorter. Do tell, and maybe some pics of the under side. Nice design.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#9 posted 12-19-2010 03:45 AM

very cool idea! very creative, i would have never thought of that!

-- Brian

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#10 posted 12-19-2010 04:06 AM

Excellent! I love the idea and the execution.

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#11 posted 12-19-2010 04:09 AM

Imagination and considerable skill demonstrated here – but where would you put it? Still, I really admire it.

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#12 posted 12-19-2010 04:12 AM

That is really cool! It puts a smile on my face.

Nice shape, really has character, you did great….....................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#13 posted 12-19-2010 04:18 AM

Wow….from design to finished product, this is awe inspiring. Great work!

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#14 posted 12-19-2010 04:26 AM

I respect a man that puts more than 3 legs on a table. Good work

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#15 posted 12-19-2010 07:05 AM

Ver E cool .What a great build and design

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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