"Hapag Larawan" Console table

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Project by Benji Reyes posted 10-04-2011 08:57 AM 5493 views 34 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This console table is part of my “Tinuhog collection” (“Tinuhog” is skewered in our tagalog language) The combination of the ipil top with its splayed yakal legs and the slated shelves which are pierced through and through with molave wooden rods give the whole piece a light floating effect. This has been used by clients for console tables and TV, entertainment stands.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines,

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#1 posted 10-04-2011 10:20 AM

Great as always, love the top!

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

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#2 posted 10-04-2011 12:34 PM

awsome design….beautiful exacution.

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#3 posted 10-04-2011 01:27 PM

I like the table. I like the slat for the lower shelf, they look light and they would provide a nice airflow for the electronics. I also like the drawer pulls.

-- Mel,

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#4 posted 10-04-2011 02:14 PM

I love the Asian influence in your work. This is a great table

-- making sawdust....

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#5 posted 10-04-2011 02:50 PM

Smokin’! Just beautiful!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#6 posted 10-04-2011 02:53 PM

Great piece of work, Benji. I like the variation of flow here, with the apron picking up the curve of the drawers, which ties into the legs, while in a more linear fashion, the step down from the top, through the two shelves below. Nice contrast of straight lines and curved lines.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#7 posted 10-04-2011 02:53 PM

Great design.

-- Anthony

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#8 posted 10-04-2011 03:02 PM

I like the design, beautiful build & finish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 10-04-2011 03:19 PM

Benji: Fantastic design and execution.

The wood is so beautiful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 10-04-2011 03:54 PM

Beautiful and unique design!

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

I love the double breadboard. I’ve never seen that before.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#12 posted 10-04-2011 04:23 PM

I was wondering what would be next. I like the drawer handles. I’m sure your clients are pleased.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 10-04-2011 04:48 PM

Another beautiful collectible from your studio! Someday I hope to be privileged to have one in my home.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#14 posted 10-04-2011 05:19 PM

Awesome!!! It leaves me speechless. I want to just look at it not talk about it. lol Some day I hope to be able to touch one of your creations.

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#15 posted 10-04-2011 06:15 PM

Wow! Love the slats on the shelves. Great design.

-- PaulMayer,

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