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Inspired Nakashima end table.

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Project by andyboy posted 728 days ago 1969 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While out hunting I came across some log trimmings I initially was going to use for firewood. George Nakashima’s work has inspired me a lot of late and very happy with my latest end table. The top is plantation pine and the base is Blue Atlas Cedar

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 728 days ago

Andy what a cool table and great use of some very interesting wood. What kind of finish are you going to use? I love bow ties, I did some on my outdoor table and can’t wait to do them agian. Nice job on this!

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

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mafe

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#2 posted 728 days ago

What a beautiful use of pine, so fine you gave this firelog new life.
Really nice work and table.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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bowtie

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#3 posted 728 days ago

awesome design.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 728 days ago

That is a cool table. If we all got creative as you, we would have no more fire wood!
I like the bowtie in lays to contain the crack, How deep to you cut them and do you have any shot of how you did it? Were they routered in??

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bearpie

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#5 posted 727 days ago

Very nice chicken foot end table. I like your creativity. I hope you are not offended by my suggestion that it looks like a chicken foot.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 727 days ago

Andy,

I’ve been occupied with my occupation and dealing with legal matters. Have an opportunity to go through my LJ email and got this wonderful suprise. You’re thinking outside the fire box! LOL! Integrates old and new with respect! And talent.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 727 days ago

What no video? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 727 days ago

That is a very nice table and the base looks like an Emu foot to me. Love the bowties.

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

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Philip

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#9 posted 727 days ago

Very nice Andy, it will go well with the Nakashima chair…

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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NormG

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#10 posted 726 days ago

You did a wonderful job with this piece, love the bow ties

-- Norman

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 725 days ago

Nice table!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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rance

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#12 posted 718 days ago

Good looking design. And I love the legs.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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