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Project by tinnman65 posted 04-20-2011 07:21 PM 1559 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little mahogany table as an experiment trying to mix some sculptural work with a regular round table top. I have some mixed feelings about the results but as it is just staying in my house I can let it grow on me a little. The top is sapele veneer banded with black dyed veneer and cerejeira. Thanks for looking.

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





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#1 posted 04-20-2011 08:36 PM

The table looks fantastic. the underside looks like there is more going on then shown. Nice job.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 04-20-2011 08:49 PM

Paul that is just beautiful.
I particularly like the way you did the veneer matches on the top, with the double inverted vees for want of a better description.
I understand that when you do something, like this tables’ legs, that’s unusual and creative, you have no “standard” to compare it to and it’s hard to see it as a detached observer for a few weeks (for me anyway) and you never know if you actually like it. Let me help you out , as a detached observer, ... IT”S GREAT, YOU WILL LOVE IT.

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

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#3 posted 04-20-2011 09:18 PM

That is a very nice table. I love the top.

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#4 posted 04-21-2011 01:10 AM

stunning.

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

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#5 posted 04-21-2011 01:17 AM

Wow! Gorgeous work!

-- Patrice, Northern California

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#6 posted 04-21-2011 01:21 AM

I have mixed feelings too. very good and excellent.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 04-21-2011 01:28 AM

LOL @ a1Jim.

Couldn’t agree more. Phenomenal.

-- -- Neil

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#8 posted 04-21-2011 05:38 AM

I love those legs! My first instinct is that it would try to scamper away when my back was turned…

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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#9 posted 04-21-2011 07:52 AM

Beautiful work

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#10 posted 04-21-2011 01:57 PM

You did a great job on this Paul!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#11 posted 04-21-2011 10:31 PM

It’s a beauty Paul. Very nice design.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#12 posted 04-23-2011 03:59 AM

Wow! this is really beautiful Paul. Love the veneer work and the wood pairing. Your work has a beauty and uniqueness all it’s own. This piece is something to be proud of.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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#13 posted 10-15-2014 08:48 PM

Beautiful, beautiful table

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada

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