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Project by dan mosheim posted 06-10-2013 12:57 AM 1727 views 14 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

well, i haven’t posted anything for a couple of months … so here are three projects that we finished recently. i give credit for the design of that first walnut piece to my client, who sent me an image and some words about how he would like it different. it was a challenge, but we’re pleased with the results and so is he. the second project is an 11’6” 'french country farm table', similar to one on our website that we did in about 2006. and the last piece is a new version of a lutyens style desk, similar, but smaller than one we built like it in 2009. if you follow the links to my blog, you will see more photos as well as construction comments and processes. we’re also underway on a new metal shop and you can see photos of that project there also ..

-- dan,vermont,http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/





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#1 posted 06-10-2013 01:01 AM

Dan,

Nice work, Nice shop! Looks like you taped the fa├žade together?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 06-10-2013 01:02 AM

Very cool Dan totally unique .

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#3 posted 06-10-2013 01:19 AM

Very nice, Dan!!

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

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#4 posted 06-10-2013 01:42 AM

Great pieces of furniture Dan…..I really like the last one the slim lines of the drawers with the top….just beautiful.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#5 posted 06-10-2013 03:31 AM

Awesome as usual, Dan. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#6 posted 06-10-2013 04:42 AM

Great work, particularly the desk

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 06-10-2013 05:33 AM

Always impressive Dan.
Really like the desk.

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

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#8 posted 06-10-2013 05:41 AM

Great stuff Dan.

I particularly like the lutyens style desk.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#9 posted 06-10-2013 09:02 AM

Three beautiful pieces. I greatly admire the finishes on the traditional pieces. They look old, but very well cared for. Not an easy look to replicate, you did and outstanding job on these. The builds are also excellent work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 06-10-2013 09:16 AM

Gosh that cabinet is wonderful! The desk has beautiful lines and features that make smile. Just great. Thanks for sharing these gorgeous pieces…...

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#11 posted 06-10-2013 10:35 AM

luv the first piece. I would never have thought that a broken up wood pattern could look so good. I also like the fact you let it speak, and did not make the base & lid overwhelm the wood pattern. If I had $$$ I’d buy one!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#12 posted 06-10-2013 05:37 PM

Wow, they all look really well done, I wish I were talented enough to make something that looks like the walnut piece.

-- Why does everything I enjoy doing have to be bad for the environment, I work in the oil industry and enjoy working with exotic woods from rain forests

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#13 posted 06-10-2013 09:05 PM

i love the table with drawers. very nice. the other is very unique indeed

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

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#14 posted 06-10-2013 10:54 PM

That walnut piece is stunning. Looks very rich in color and texture. I like the metal base. Very clean looking. Good job.

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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#15 posted 06-10-2013 11:44 PM

Ditto on the Walnut piece. That’s going on the favorites list!

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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