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Project by Darrell Peart posted 1031 days ago 2758 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was going through some old files on my computer and came upon some shop photos of this table which I made about 4 years ago. I thought I had posted this project here, but to my suprise I have not.
The slides are shop made – from an old article in FWW.

It is modeled after G&G’s Thorsen House Dining. I have made several of these over the years – the first one being in about 1994 which appeared in Home Furniture Magazine .
It is not meant to be an exact replica. I have changed a several things to suite my fancy. If you look at the original Greene and Greene piece you will see the face of the legs are flat – mine are faceted similare to what I have seen in Gothic furniture.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop





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Delta356

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#1 posted 1031 days ago

Once again an amazing piece. Great Design.
Thanks for posting, it inspires.

Thanks, Michael Frey
Portland, OR

FREY WOODWORKING INC.

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Karson

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#2 posted 1031 days ago

Darrell: A fantastic piece.

-- 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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Woodwrecker

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#3 posted 1031 days ago

Your skills are in another whole universe compared to mine! lol
Thanks for sharing your talent Darrell.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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Nollie

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#4 posted 1031 days ago

Good work Darrel !!

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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degoose

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#5 posted 1031 days ago

Love the fact that it is extendable… very sweet…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1031 days ago

Very nice table looks great!

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

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Darrell Peart

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#7 posted 1030 days ago

Thanks everyone!

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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Charles Maxwell

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#8 posted 1030 days ago

As usual – fantastic execution!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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grizzman

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#9 posted 1030 days ago

thats a beauty for sure, thanks for posting this, your work always inspires me…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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jcees

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#10 posted 1029 days ago

I know you’ve heard this before but… BRAVISIMO!!!

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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devann

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#11 posted 1029 days ago

Beautiful table Darrell. Do you have anymore of those files, love to see more.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Darrell Peart

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#12 posted 1028 days ago

thanks everyone !
Devann – there are lots of images that I can’t account for – but I think most of them were on a hard drive that died.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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Nollie

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#13 posted 1014 days ago

What Mahogany did you use. It looks like you did not use any stain.

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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jeb1974

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#14 posted 883 days ago

Love the design. Need to build us a table one of these days, so saving this as an idea. Thanks for sharing.

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xylosapiens

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#15 posted 787 days ago

Very fine job! Congratulations!

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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