My asian twist on the end table

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Project by wrench posted 740 days ago 1541 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a small end table for my side of the bed. This is what i ended up with. This project is mostly made of curly maple, the drawer is cedar, and the handle is walnut sent to me from fellow LJ cplant. The finish is rubbed poly. The legs are a bent lamination. The box and drawer are hand cut dovetails. Box is sculpted with a grinder.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#1 posted 740 days ago

Lovely choice of wood and the design is excelent, well done.

-- Peter, member of the Fine Woodwork Association

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#2 posted 740 days ago

this is a very creative design j….i love it man, well done. that maple is pretty darn curly

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#3 posted 740 days ago

Very unique design. I get the impression (perhaps) mistaken that it would be easy to accidentally knock it over. I’m not used to seeing a curvy tripod support on a square table. I think the look is really cool, though.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - -

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#4 posted 740 days ago

I thought I saw four legs by its shadow? It certainly is an unique one-of-a-kind design, Jwrenc ; very well done. Curly (or tiger, fiddle-back) maple is my most favorite wood next to quilted maple. . . trouble is they are getting harder and harder to find!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#5 posted 740 days ago

Very unique design. Nice legs. Nice wood combos as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Jim Sellers

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#6 posted 740 days ago

very cool. beautiful wood. I like the curves and design but I’m with Paul. Looks like it has 4 legs in the first two pics but only 3 in the rest.

-- J.C.Sellers

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#7 posted 739 days ago

Thank you for your comments guys. It has 4 legs and is quite stable.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#8 posted 739 days ago

Almost did not stop. Glad I did. Gets me thinking. Unique design and build. Look forward to more of your stuff. Thining outside the average LJ box LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 738 days ago

Now here is some inspiration .
I like it and well done.

-- Kiefer 松

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