Arched Aurora Tables

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Project by Don posted 1240 days ago 2381 views 22 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were designed by Darrell Peart and built using the plans in his magazine article from Woodworking magazine. For the detailed story behind these see my blog at

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#1 posted 1240 days ago

Wow Don they came out FANTASTIC!!! I know it was quite the journey for you but from the looks it was well worth it!

-- I wouldn't be so arrogant if you weren't such a moron!

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#2 posted 1240 days ago

Don, very nicely done. You have captured the G&G style and created a beautiful piece!

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?

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#3 posted 1240 days ago

beautiful !

watched this evolve for you

every detail is just crisp and clean

well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 1240 days ago

man that’s a great table
I especially like the way you incorporated the drawer front into the apron. Stunning!

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#5 posted 1240 days ago

Thanks for the inspiration! Magnificent…

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#6 posted 1240 days ago

Very well done Don it looks wonderful.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1240 days ago

The color, detail and finish came out great! Beautiful piece.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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matt garcia

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#8 posted 1240 days ago

Gorgeous!! Beautiful, perfect finish!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 1240 days ago

Beautiful job!


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#10 posted 1240 days ago

Fantastic, Don.

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#11 posted 1240 days ago

It came out really nice.

outsdanding craftsmanship!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Todd Thomas

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#12 posted 1239 days ago

these turned out great…well done

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#13 posted 1239 days ago

YES, very well done!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#14 posted 1239 days ago

They’re done! They turned out great Don – thanks for taking us along the journey with your blog. Makes the final project that much more interesting when we have seen the trials along the way.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#15 posted 1239 days ago

What a beautiful piece, and the attention to detail is something to behold. Well done! -SST

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

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