Artifact Display Tables

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Project by chidwickschool posted 01-22-2012 02:28 AM 2380 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were a pair of custom commissioned display table that are one-of-a-kind. I really enjoy the design process and working with these clients gave me the opportunity to be a “problem solver” of sorts. She wanted bookshelves to display their collection of special books, while He wanted a way to display some of their western artifacts as artwork. These tables were the result. We have been invited to dinner at their home at the end of the month and we will take some more pictures of them in the clients home.

-- Andy Chidwick,

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 02:35 AM

Amazing. That is damn impressive!

-- Michael and Matthew

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 02:41 AM

Fantastic design and outstanding workmanship,beautiful pieces.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 02:45 AM

I’ll run out of adjectives here; gorgeous, spectacular, grand, immaculate…just love everything about it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 01-22-2012 04:14 AM

Beautiful! I’d love to see more pics of it on site.


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#5 posted 01-22-2012 06:20 PM

Really beautiful work Andy, did you also do the carvings?

-- Tim Mahoney, So Cal,

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#6 posted 01-22-2012 09:10 PM

Very, very nice work. My compliments.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#7 posted 01-23-2012 01:21 AM

Absolutely gorgeous piece, definitely an heirloom.

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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#8 posted 01-23-2012 02:44 AM

Thanks everyone, I appreciate the nice comments.

Tim: Hey how are you? Hope, you are well! ...and yes, I did all the carving on these tables (two of them!) Almost killed me!

Barb: I’ll post some final pictures in a couple of weeks.

-- Andy Chidwick,

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#9 posted 01-23-2012 04:33 AM


-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#10 posted 01-25-2012 03:09 AM

Quite beautiful

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#11 posted 02-16-2012 03:27 AM

Glad to see work like this. Craftsmenship is not dead.

-- Randy

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