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Project by Stephen M. Skillins posted 782 days ago 1993 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid Honduran Mahogany. Drawer fronts are Solid Tiger Maple with Purpleheart cross-banding and Tiger Maple cock bead. 6 Dovetailed drawers (hand cut) 3 on front 3 on back. Square tapered legs with Holly stringing and berry inlay , 8 Holly sand-shaded ellipses (2 inlayed on each leg) legs also have a Laurel and Holly banding towards the bottom of leg. Top is book-matched Honduran Mahogany with a 14” Tiger Maple sunburst inlay in center and Purpleheart / Maple herringbone edge-banding. All inlays and bandings were made and sand-shaded completely by hand. Brass drawer pulls are ordered from Horton Brasses in Cromwell CT. 80 hours to complete. Designed and built by Stephen M. Skillins of Danvers MA.

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 782 days ago

Beautiful amazing work of art ,fantastic workmanship.

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BTimmons

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#2 posted 782 days ago

That would take me a lot longer than 80 hours! Fantastic piece.

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#3 posted 781 days ago

Fantastic work!

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#4 posted 781 days ago

Most impressive !

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TomTinkerSum

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#5 posted 781 days ago

WOW!! Over the top!! Definitely over 80 hours…. :) Great job.

Tom

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Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 781 days ago

Very Nice Piece of Furniture!

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 781 days ago

Really NICE COOL coffee table!

COOL banding… inlays… legs… etc.

Thank you!

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#8 posted 781 days ago

Exquisite and elegant. A really fabulous project. Thanks for posting.

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Collectedandcalm

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#9 posted 781 days ago

That’s incredible. Really takes your breath away. The more I look at it the more things I find that I love about it, great work!

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#10 posted 781 days ago

That’s extremely nice!

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#11 posted 781 days ago

Very Nice Indeed!!

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#12 posted 781 days ago

Beautiful work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Stephen M. Skillins

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#13 posted 781 days ago

Thankyou everyone!

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA

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#14 posted 778 days ago

Steve,

Such wonderfully exquisite detailing! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

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