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Greene and Greene Desk in Cherry and Ebony

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 07-21-2013 03:58 AM 2372 views 20 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Greene and Greene is a distinctive style popular in the Arts and Crafts movement. This desk displays key elements of the style such as: curves in the wood top are cut in the “cloud lift ” style and “dancing peg joinery”. This Greene and Greene Desk is constructed out of Cherry and Ebony.

My Greene and Greene Desk is featured the 2012 summer issue of Arts and Craft Homes and The Revival art and craft section!

I am very proud of this design and thank you all for viewing. This is my passion and live for working with wood. I just try to make a living at at it!

Thanks for viewing!!

Brian Brace
Fine Furniture Maker
Black Mountain,NC

http://www.finefurnituremaker.net

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/





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#1 posted 07-21-2013 04:07 AM

Beautiful piece. Your passion comes through in your work. You should be proud.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

#2 posted 07-21-2013 04:12 AM

Nuttree!! Anyone who has a quote from John Muir…. Thank you !!

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/

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#3 posted 07-21-2013 04:19 AM

I saw this on facebook. Awesome job. What is it finished with?

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

#4 posted 07-21-2013 04:24 AM

Awesome lumberjoe! I do not know if you have became a fan of my page or not but thank you . This is finished with a hand rubbed oil finish. The first one I did originally was with lacquer that was hand rubbed out.

To become a fan on facebook https://www.facebook.com/Brian.Brace.Fine.Furniture.Maker

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/

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#5 posted 07-21-2013 04:49 AM

Excellent work Brian

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 07-21-2013 07:11 AM

Great table, and the details are well executed.
Well done on this one my friend.

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

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#7 posted 07-21-2013 10:41 AM

Superb craftsmanship Brian. Love all the beautiful detail.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#8 posted 07-21-2013 11:24 AM

Really nice G&G dest Brian…looks great and excellent detail and the cherry is beautiful.

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

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#9 posted 07-21-2013 12:01 PM

nice work!

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#10 posted 07-21-2013 01:04 PM

Beautiful piece, with very nice incorporation of G&G elements. I particularly like your development of the drawer pulls.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#11 posted 07-21-2013 01:04 PM

Wonderful work!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#12 posted 07-21-2013 02:18 PM

Another winner! I would add the recessed drawer fronts as soemthing worth pointing out – very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#14 posted 07-21-2013 03:06 PM

Hi Brian,

What a very elegant desk you have made, congratulations on this fine piece of craftsmanship!

I am curious on the your breadboard ends, how you did the mortis and tenons and glue up for expansion and contraction?

-- Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 07-21-2013 05:30 PM

Brian,

Late to your party! It looks like you’re gaining ground in this style. Your presentations are always professional. Just like your work. Congratulations!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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