Arched Aurora Tables

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Project by Don posted 02-28-2011 03:04 AM 2989 views 23 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 02-28-2011 03:07 AM

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 02-28-2011 03:09 AM

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 02-28-2011 03:23 AM

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 02-28-2011 03:29 AM

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 02-28-2011 03:49 AM

Thanks for the inspiration! Magnificent…

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

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#6 posted 02-28-2011 04:11 AM

Very well done Don it looks wonderful.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-28-2011 04:13 AM

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

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

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#8 posted 02-28-2011 04:16 AM

Gorgeous!! Beautiful, perfect finish!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 02-28-2011 04:28 AM

Beautiful job!


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#10 posted 02-28-2011 05:38 AM

Fantastic, Don.

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#11 posted 02-28-2011 07:40 AM

It came out really nice.

outsdanding craftsmanship!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 02-28-2011 12:45 PM

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 02-28-2011 04:59 PM

YES, very well done!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#14 posted 02-28-2011 05:34 PM

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 02-28-2011 06:29 PM

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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