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Project by andyboy posted 08-28-2012 10:15 AM 1972 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another play with Nakashima ideas. This is a 30 year old pine on a Blue Atlas base. It has Blackwood bow ties and weighs a good 35kgs.

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





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#1 posted 08-28-2012 11:08 AM

Really cool

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

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 12:03 PM

Neat table, Andy!

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

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#3 posted 08-28-2012 12:10 PM

Incredible. I love it.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 08-28-2012 12:25 PM

Nice design Andy.

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

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#5 posted 08-28-2012 01:01 PM

That’s great, and I love the chair even more!

-- Rex

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#6 posted 08-28-2012 02:13 PM

Yeah! Your back! :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 08-28-2012 02:44 PM

Absolutely spectacular!

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#8 posted 08-28-2012 05:16 PM

noice!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#9 posted 08-28-2012 05:42 PM

Neat use of Nakashima butterflies !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#10 posted 08-28-2012 06:44 PM

Well done Andy!

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#11 posted 08-29-2012 12:51 AM

Table and chair are both very nice. How thick are those bowties? And did you bowtie the underside as well?

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

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#12 posted 08-29-2012 01:12 AM

That’s pretty cool.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#13 posted 08-29-2012 01:42 PM

Cool table!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 09-01-2012 03:32 AM

Bow ties ate only 3/8s thick gfadvm and I have only put them on the top side.

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

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#15 posted 09-01-2012 02:25 PM

Good to see your creativity!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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