A conference table

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Project by aviad mishaeli posted 10-25-2011 11:38 PM 3673 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A conference table made of African walnut 320 s”m Length 120 s”m width

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#1 posted 10-25-2011 11:53 PM

Sweet! I love those keyed tenons. That wood grain is rather nice as well.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 10-25-2011 11:56 PM

You have such a creative mind. The wood grain is wonderful.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#3 posted 10-26-2011 12:25 AM

I give up, why the opening in the middle of the table with the curved pieces bending into the hole?

No matter what, it’s a beautiful table.

Be Careful!


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

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#4 posted 10-26-2011 01:41 AM

I think the center hole is simply to have people go “Wow” how did they do that. A second explanation is that it could be there is a waste basket placed below the hole and this is a “Brain Session” table, where ideas get thrown out all the time.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#5 posted 10-26-2011 02:41 AM

Wonderful joinery, grain, and the whole idea makes this one Pop.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 10-26-2011 02:49 AM

beautiful piece Aviad.

Herb- the opening in the center in conference tables is for all the wires and cables for phones, computers, and presentation accessories (projectors/monitors/etc) so that there aren’t any cables running all over the table itself. there is usually a set of receptacles just under the table for power, telephony, computer networks, etc so the room and table stays clear of all that mess and keeps its pristine appearance.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#7 posted 10-26-2011 03:17 AM

nuckin’ futs

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#8 posted 10-26-2011 07:19 AM

Mazel tov, Aviad. Amazing piece of work. You have talent.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#9 posted 10-26-2011 02:25 PM

Projects like this is why I’m on this website… So much inspiration to draw from pieces like this. Great piece of work.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#10 posted 10-26-2011 02:38 PM

Beautiful Conference Table.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 10-26-2011 03:02 PM

The build is fantastic but the finish is spectacular. Love it!


-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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