Protruding Arch

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Project by Simeond posted 480 days ago 1452 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table is myrtle (quarter-matched veneer), Cherry and Walnut. I knew I wanted to incorporate an arched stretcher into this table, and decided to try to make it look like it was protruding through the lower shelf of the table. Definately one of those concepts that could be tweaked in version 2.0…

Any and all comments/critique welcome.

-- "...a band of small discoveries, strung like pearls on a thread of curiosity, lending richness to our work...." - James Krenov.......

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#1 posted 480 days ago

You must have a great time with your mind! LOL! Like it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 480 days ago

This looks great. Love that idea for the stretcher. Thanks for posting


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#3 posted 480 days ago

Beautiful table, neat idea

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 480 days ago

great looking coffee table. I like the design

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#5 posted 480 days ago

beautiful….im really enjoying the design you came up with, im sure you had some fun with this one, a very nice piece…

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#6 posted 480 days ago

Wow! Beautiful Work!

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#7 posted 480 days ago

Must be fun being you? Merry Christmas!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 480 days ago

This is a very unique design.

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#9 posted 480 days ago

The joinery around that arch must’ve been challenging. I’m not sure how I’d begin to approach that.

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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#10 posted 479 days ago

I see a whole lot of “What If?” going on here and quite successfully. I might add. Push the envelope, think outside the box, yeah, that’s what makes things interesting. go get ‘em, pardner!! Excellent

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 478 days ago


Can you elaborate on version 2.0?

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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#12 posted 478 days ago

Unique. I have not seen that particular joinery yet.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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