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Project by MJJ posted 02-23-2011 01:36 AM 1422 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by the Gamble House Hall Table. I modified the size to fit the intended space.





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Tom Huntley

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#1 posted 02-23-2011 01:42 AM

Spectacular! Looks like an heirloom for sure. Thanks for posting.

-- Tom Huntley - Rochester Hills, Michigan

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canadianwoodtick

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#2 posted 02-23-2011 02:46 AM

Beautiful job, I love greene and greene. Could you please explain how you did the draw slides and how you finished the table? Thanks .

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RayCurtis

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#3 posted 02-23-2011 02:55 AM

Really nice Arts and Crafts inspired. I love this style and this is one of the best examples I have seen recently.

-- RayCurtis

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MJJ

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#4 posted 02-23-2011 02:59 AM

The finish was brown mahogany dye then multiple coats of Arm-R-Seal by General Finishes.

The drawer slides are wider strips of ebony attached to the top of the drawer sides. The drawers hang from ebony tracks attached to the underside of the top.

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schroeder

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#5 posted 02-23-2011 05:51 AM

Stunning! – I’m sure the Hall’s would be pleased! Just a wonderful piece of craftsmanship. Nice that you included all the original details.

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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ocwoodworker

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#6 posted 02-23-2011 06:07 AM

Absolutely wonderful. To me, Greene and Greene doesn’t beg for attention. It just stands there until someone is lucky enough to take a moment to realize what they are looking at. I took a class with Darrell Peart out her in Anaheim, California and loved every minute of it.

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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Karson

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#7 posted 02-23-2011 06:11 AM

Some great looking wood and a great job on the table.

I love G&G.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Shopsmithtom

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#8 posted 02-23-2011 06:16 AM

A very nice take, indeed! I love that style & you definitely do it justice. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 02-23-2011 12:24 PM

Great job on this, I really like the G & G style. What a great looking project you have made!

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

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workerinwood

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#10 posted 02-23-2011 04:36 PM

Beautiful!! Nice work.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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abie

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#11 posted 02-23-2011 05:08 PM

Great job
I made one but still have to attach the slides and drawer front handles.
which is a real trick
nice job.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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steliart

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#12 posted 02-24-2011 01:36 AM

Excellent work with fine detail.
Very well done.

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Jake Willet

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#13 posted 02-24-2011 07:18 AM

Very nice. Did you use the Gamble hall table plans and customize or is this all your design?

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jusfine

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#14 posted 02-25-2011 01:31 AM

I saw the Gamble hall table just over a month ago, you did a fine job!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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