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Project by firecycle posted 03-31-2012 03:42 PM 2076 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I became inspired to build something from the Greene and Greene Brothers after visiting the Gamble House in Pasadena, CA. There is so much to see and take in there. I had a Bubinga top that was sitting in my garage and some Myrtle that I brought back from Oregon. The challenge with any project is making sure all of the pieces are gonna line up and YES!!! I did it…..if not it becomes either a smaller project or firewood. There were 2 books that I referenced on the Greene Brothers which were very helpful.





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AWachter

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#1 posted 03-31-2012 04:00 PM

Beautiful piece!! Once I have a real shop I hope to build some g&g pieces.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 04:08 PM

Wow that’s waaaaay cool .I like the amazing wood and fantastic design,super build,very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 03-31-2012 04:09 PM

Nice work.

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

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ShaneA

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#4 posted 03-31-2012 04:32 PM

Really turned out nice. Congrats on a great build.

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firecycle

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#5 posted 03-31-2012 06:23 PM

thanks ….it was a fun build

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Martyroc

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#6 posted 04-01-2012 12:07 AM

Beautiful job, very nice build.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#7 posted 04-01-2012 01:38 AM

Super beautiful, well crafted table.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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wdworking

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#8 posted 04-01-2012 11:44 AM

Very Nice.

-- Craig http://www.wouldworking.com

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#9 posted 04-01-2012 01:12 PM

One word: Art.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jonagnew

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#10 posted 04-01-2012 01:53 PM

Wow. It looks great now, but just think what it will look like in 50 years. It’s going to age beautifully!

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dubsaloon

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#11 posted 04-01-2012 01:56 PM

That is a wonderful table. I love the richness of the top.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 04-01-2012 11:14 PM

That is simply beautiful

Excellent workmanship.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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firecycle

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#13 posted 04-02-2012 04:50 AM

Thanks for all the comments!!! It’s great to hear and will inspire me to build more pieces …..

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JR_Dog

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#14 posted 04-02-2012 02:56 PM

Wow; really nice piece. I’m going to look at Greene and Greene Bros. right now.

Thank you!

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bfergie

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#15 posted 04-02-2012 03:16 PM

The Greene & Greene brothers were my Architectural heroes. Excellent piece, you have done them proud!

-- Fergie in CO

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