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Project by Geoffrey Young posted 566 days ago 4249 views 24 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Following on from the CNX side table and using 40mm square is a tad simpler to workout angles then on round stock and the way the flat surfaces refract light really highlight the angles.
This was going to be just a concept piece making it smaller. IT turned out better than i exspected, it is 460mm tall.
It had to have a glass top, not going to hide all that awsome construction, this was my first use of glass on my furniture, it’s 10mm safety glass. I cut a template out of 4mm MDF and gave that to the glazer.
I did not know how secure it would be on rubber buttons but you pretty much have to puch the table over before the glass will come off but you can lift it straght off impresive.
I had to wait five weeks for the glass to turn up because i didnt order it till just before chistmas so it didnt make it into my exhibition.
It also looks awsome hanging on the wall too.

-- http://www.facebook.com/#!/GeoffYoungFurniture?fref=ts





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 566 days ago

Very impressive geometry! How many hours do you have in it?

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Geoffrey Young

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#2 posted 566 days ago

about 6 hours. cutting the wood and the angles was straght forward just getting the joins to match up perfect took time

-- http://www.facebook.com/#!/GeoffYoungFurniture?fref=ts

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Boatman53

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#3 posted 566 days ago

I like that design Geoff, and I think you are right about the square sections and light reflection. Well done.

-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise

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Chris Moellering

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#4 posted 566 days ago

Very striking piece. Nicely done.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 566 days ago

Great job and cool design..very funky which is good!

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

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Oldtool

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#6 posted 566 days ago

Very nice, very nice indeed. Quite unusual, and very interesting.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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nonickswood

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#7 posted 566 days ago

Neat Design! Lots of angles there, nice work!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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MarkTheFiddler

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#8 posted 566 days ago

Wow – that’s incredible. Nice job figuring out those angles. Especially the intersecting pieces!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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deon

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#9 posted 566 days ago

Very cool!

-- Dreaming patterns

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BAKTHAVATHSAL KADAMBI

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#10 posted 566 days ago

GREAT artistic craftsmanship. thanks for sharing the project.

-- ALPHA-ZEE CREATIONS

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 565 days ago

Very cool looking design.

-- 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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Lars Öhlin

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#12 posted 565 days ago

impressive design and craftsmanship!

-- Lars Öhlin [Sweden - Helsingborg - Domsten]

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Natalie

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#13 posted 565 days ago

Okay Geoffrey, I so envy people who can say “cutting the wood and the angles was straght forward”. That makes my eyes cross. It’s just not my gift. I;ll be talking about that more when I get around to posting pics of the Rogowski Stool I made…..

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 565 days ago

Stunning table! Always like combination of wood and glass. This one is art itself.

—www.sawblade.com

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oldnovice

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#15 posted 565 days ago

That is an impressive clean design, good job!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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