Geo-Matrix Sofa Table

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Project by Jose A.Berenguer posted 07-28-2012 12:51 PM 4519 views 32 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call the miter laminate technology “Geo- Matrix” Geometric + Matrix (Matrix is something evolving or developing)
I go to the third generation.

This table is a wooden table cloth. The ends are sculpted like a cloth would do when is hanging from a table.
I used 7 different types of wood, including: Wenge, figure maple, Hlooy, flame birch, mahogay, purple heart and cherry.

-- In fine furniture 10% of the work, takes 90% of the time.

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#1 posted 07-28-2012 01:33 PM

Beautiful work! So interesting!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 07-28-2012 01:39 PM

Wow, Not vernier? That’s the most impressive laminate I think I’ve ever seen. You’ve inspired me…. I’m going to save my small scraps for a while and make some laminate gunstock blanks from small pieces to see how they look carved into a gunstock. No pattern, just random blocks will be enough of a challenge the first time. I can’t imagine what 3 pieces of your table top glued into a 3” wide laminate, then carved so the curved surfaces show.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#3 posted 07-28-2012 01:41 PM

AWESOME !! That Sir is extremely awesome.Thanks for posting.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#4 posted 07-28-2012 02:02 PM

You have a very good eye and sense of wood, as well as the craftsmanship to make accurate cuts and joints.
As a self taught woodworker, you have progressed far beyond what I will ever attempt. Thank you for
sharing your ability and projects.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 07-28-2012 02:32 PM


-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 07-28-2012 03:25 PM

This is something I couldn’t even draw with pen, not to mention to make of wood.Amaizing!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 03:40 PM

amazing! Love it.

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

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#9 posted 07-28-2012 03:43 PM

Beautifully designed and executed! I especially like the “no iron” table cloth.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#10 posted 07-28-2012 03:52 PM

Another amazing piece Jose great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 07-28-2012 05:42 PM

Welcome to lumberjocks.
Fantastic work.
Not many people here doing second, let alone third generation mitered laminates.
I take it that you have read Clarence Rannefeld’s book?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#12 posted 07-28-2012 06:12 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 07-28-2012 06:48 PM

Now that…raises the bar !!


-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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#14 posted 07-28-2012 09:22 PM

Clever and intricate. I look forward to the fourth level.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#15 posted 07-28-2012 11:20 PM

I can no longer see the bar – it has risen that far above my talent level !!

Marvelous workmanship!

-- Raymond, Charlotte, NC -------- Demonstrate the difference!

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