Protruding Arch

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Project by Simeond posted 12-24-2012 08:27 AM 1764 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 12-24-2012 08:47 AM

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

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 10:37 AM

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


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#3 posted 12-24-2012 01:17 PM

Beautiful table, neat idea

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 02:22 PM

great looking coffee table. I like the design

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 02:38 PM

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 12-24-2012 02:54 PM

Wow! Beautiful Work!

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 05:14 PM

Must be fun being you? Merry Christmas!

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#8 posted 12-24-2012 06:25 PM

This is a very unique design.

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#9 posted 12-24-2012 06:31 PM

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

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#10 posted 12-26-2012 12:17 AM

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

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#11 posted 12-27-2012 03:56 AM


Can you elaborate on version 2.0?

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#12 posted 12-27-2012 04:22 AM

Unique. I have not seen that particular joinery yet.

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