"Bagyo" Liquor Table

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Project by TomHumphrey posted 05-09-2012 05:36 AM 2177 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Liquor table I made in my 2nd semester at College of the Redwood’s Fine Woodworking program. I dubbed it Baguio which is typhoon in Tagalog

Wood Used:
-Silver Maple top
-Madrone stand

-- Tom Humphrey, California,

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#1 posted 05-09-2012 12:02 PM

Great looking design, nicely done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 05-09-2012 12:19 PM

I love the design, the curve on the legs is beautiful, well done. Welcome to LJ’s

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

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 01:20 PM

Great work. Really like the slender look of it.

-- - Martin

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#4 posted 05-09-2012 01:22 PM

Very nice!! Great design and build. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 05-09-2012 01:30 PM

very nice design

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#6 posted 05-09-2012 03:11 PM

Thank you all. All three of my pieces are at the highlight gallery in mendocino until may 31st. I wish you guys could see it up close. The Maple top is incredible, and the best side is the bottom. Pictures help out my shoulder gap immensely. Its almost like they don’t exist.

-- Tom Humphrey, California,

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#7 posted 05-10-2012 03:10 AM

Hey really nice work, I visited the school a few years ago, i recognized the background of the picture before i read your caption!
Do you get any work through the gallery?

-- Adam Scudder Woodworking

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#8 posted 05-10-2012 02:20 PM

Most incredible school I’ve ever gone to.

I received a commissions of a smaller version through the gallery.

-- Tom Humphrey, California,

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#9 posted 05-11-2012 01:47 AM

Very nice Tom, looks light and airy (that may be redundant). I’m not familiar with “silver” maple, would that be the same as your local “big leaf” maple??

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#10 posted 05-11-2012 02:37 AM

It was sold to me as maple, but I’ve been thinking it is either Big leaf or silver. I’ve been leaning towards silver but it is hard to really no.

-- Tom Humphrey, California,

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#11 posted 06-01-2012 01:30 PM

Very light and graceful. I like the design of the shelf slats.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#12 posted 06-29-2012 07:47 AM

Good design. I like the legs and the shelf slats. I also like the name. You speak Tagalog?

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#13 posted 01-23-2014 08:18 PM

Thank you! I don’t speak Tagalog. The grain of the big leaf maple reminded me of a typhoon. And the chaski I had on it in my class’s show came from my great grandmother who lived in the Philippines. So I connected the dots and came up with bagyo as the name.

-- Tom Humphrey, California,

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