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Project by Benji Reyes posted 04-27-2013 05:00 AM 3898 views 25 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A retrospect of my “Sulok Sultan” which I posted a couple of years back. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/31850 I twisted the legs and stretchers for the client who got this piece. He always dreamt of having a sexy secretary. lol

The top is narra with curly molave breadboards. The legs are sculpted Ironwood (dungon) drawers are dao with balayong drawer pulls. The stretchers are narra and molave.

Have a great weekend guys!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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Kaleb the Swede

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 05:04 AM

Wow! Great work! This is inspiring. I love the way that you did the legs

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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shipwright

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#2 posted 04-27-2013 05:20 AM

You really have a style all your own Benji.
Another fine piece.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 04-27-2013 05:35 AM

This is an amazing design and fantastic build,great job Benji,your work is always a stand out in the best possible way.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 04-27-2013 06:08 AM

AWESOME…

Fantastic table… (bench LOL)

Thank you

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 04-27-2013 07:46 AM

I like it when people think “outside the box”, and you my friend are thinking “outside the desk!” A pleasure to see!

Really nice touch pegging the breadboard with the through mortise joints!

I envy you your choice of native woods. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 04-27-2013 09:32 AM

Amazing Benji
So much to look at some great features
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Laughran

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#7 posted 04-27-2013 10:48 AM

Nice piece of work,
I added it to my favorites

-- David

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nonickswood

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#8 posted 04-27-2013 11:00 AM

WOW! What another wonderful work of Art!
Beautiful!— Those sure are some Sexy, Curvy-Legs!

-- Nick, Virginia, So Much Wood So Little Time! http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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Chris McDowell

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#9 posted 04-27-2013 11:53 AM

Amazing

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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#10 posted 04-27-2013 12:19 PM

Wow!! Awesome job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Roger

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#11 posted 04-27-2013 12:34 PM

Very curvy and kinda sexy too

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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gepatino

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#12 posted 04-27-2013 12:44 PM

Lovely as the rest of your projects.
I wonder how long will it take for people to start making furniture “Benji style”...

One question: what kind of finish do you use?

-- http://about.me/gepatino

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 04-27-2013 01:05 PM

Benji I’m always excited when I receive an email saying you have posted a project. As always your work is so creative and well thought out! Another master piece!

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

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Benji Reyes

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#14 posted 04-27-2013 01:09 PM

Gepatino> I use linseed oil to finish my pieces.
Thanks for your comments guys!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts

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Buckethead

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#15 posted 04-27-2013 01:19 PM

OMG… And other Internet acronyms of exclamation.

This is an amazing piece. Needed for my home office.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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