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Project by DoctorJ posted 06-02-2012 11:25 PM 2018 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pair of tables was designed to frame the doorway to my home and to blend with the existing antiques in the dining and living rooms adjacent to the entryway. This was the final project for a Studio Furniture Design class at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, CO.

The tables legs and rails are made from from a single walnut board. The table tops are curly walnut and have continuous grain from table to table. The front panels are made from curly cherry with a walnut inlay. The other panels are made from cherry.

My thanks to my instructor, Pat Morrow (http://www.trailmixstudio.com) for her wise guidance, encouragement and support.





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#1 posted 06-02-2012 11:31 PM

Those are awesome!

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#2 posted 06-02-2012 11:34 PM

Hey Doc 3
These are very nice entry tables,I like the unique styling particularly the legs and feet. Beautiful tables.

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#3 posted 06-03-2012 12:59 AM

Those are beautiful. I would give an A+ on those. The design, wood choices, craftsmanship, and finish are all flawless.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 06-03-2012 03:36 AM

They really fit in with the rest of your house. Nice design choice. They look great!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 06-03-2012 03:46 AM

Great design. the walnut legs are very nice, as is the inlay across the cherry. Beautiful tables!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 06-03-2012 03:59 AM

I love the flow of the legs, very organic and natural. I am half expecting the picture to “walk” off the screen like the Disney flick, Beauty and the Beast. :-) Beautiful!!

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#7 posted 06-03-2012 03:07 PM

Great work!

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#8 posted 06-03-2012 06:16 PM

Truly fantastic design and execution. Please tell me there is something to prevent the door from swinging into the right side table, besides summary execution of said perpetrator.

Really nice work, thanks for sharing doc.

-- Chris @ Atlanta - JGM - Occam's razor tells us that when you hear hoofs, think horses not zebras.

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#9 posted 06-03-2012 06:39 PM

nice

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#10 posted 06-03-2012 11:58 PM

Beautiful pieces. You are truly a talented woodworker

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#11 posted 06-06-2012 02:22 AM

Thanks to all for your comments. It was a fun project to work on, especially tying the design to the place where the tables will live.

I appreciate ITnerd’s caution about the door – I think we’ve got plenty of clearance but will post notices that perpetrator’s will be prosecuted!!

Also, chopnhack’s note about the pieces looking somewhat animated echoes what I heard from my instructor.

Jim

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#12 posted 06-06-2012 02:26 AM

Well done Jim !

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#13 posted 06-06-2012 07:31 PM

Those sure are beautiful tables. Well done.

helluvawreck
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#14 posted 12-11-2012 11:42 AM

tables very nice,what i could see of the rest of it, you have a beatfule home. l love the oldtimey look

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