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Project by phil619 posted 11-24-2011 11:03 PM 3522 views 31 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a coffee table I made while attending The William Ng School of Fine Woodworking . The wood is African mahogany. The finish is a wipe-on poly/oil blend.

-- Building fine furniture in my driveway.





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#1 posted 11-25-2011 12:06 AM

A excellent piece ,very nicely proportioned and a beautiful design and build.Wonderful workmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-25-2011 04:12 AM

excellent table. The various detail elements add alot visual interest to the table.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 11-25-2011 05:01 AM

That is one nice table! I could have used that today to put my feet up on while watching all the football games! Great job!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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#4 posted 11-25-2011 05:55 AM

Very nice table. Well done.

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#5 posted 11-25-2011 06:05 AM

Fantastic looking table. What are the dimensions?

-- 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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#6 posted 11-25-2011 06:19 AM

That class was well worth the price of admission. I love the pull and drawer details. A true masterpiece!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#7 posted 11-25-2011 06:42 AM

That is a beautifully made piece of furniture. Very well done. Congratulations and be proud.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#8 posted 11-25-2011 07:34 AM

Looks great. Had a chance to take a Darrell Peart class there. Great schooling. Helped break through a glass ceiling in my workmanship. Hopefully you can say the same thing for you too. That is a great piece. Where are going to put it?

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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#9 posted 11-25-2011 11:00 AM

Beautiful work on this, I always love alooking at G & G work. One of my fav styles of woodworking. I have been kicking around attending one of Ng’s classes being I love so close. Grea job, the legs really bring some added interest as well.

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

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#10 posted 11-25-2011 11:02 AM

I can still say WOW. Looks that good.
The wood, the design, the craftsmanship, the finish. It is perfect!
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#11 posted 11-25-2011 02:32 PM

Damm nice work Phil. Bravo-Zulu…

-- Senior Chief

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#12 posted 11-25-2011 05:43 PM

That is really something, congrats on a job well done.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#13 posted 11-25-2011 06:07 PM

Beautiful, nice work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#14 posted 11-25-2011 07:24 PM

Karson, the top is 36”x48” and it stands 17” tall.

Kevin, the table resides in our living room. Where it is making our cheap Ikea furniture look even cheaper.

Ken, I would really encourage you to take the opportunity and attend one of his classes. I know you would greatly enjoy it as I did. The skills I learned from a master like William are priceless and the project you finish with is just an added bonus.

-- Building fine furniture in my driveway.

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#15 posted 11-25-2011 07:33 PM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments. It really means so much coming from my woodworking peers.
I have to give William Ng a lot of the credit. First for designing such a beautiful piece and second for teaching me the skills and techniques to get the job done.
Thanks again fellow Lumberjocks!

-- Building fine furniture in my driveway.

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