G & G Inspired 8 Legged Hallway Table

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Project by David posted 02-13-2014 06:48 PM 1604 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this at William Ng’s woodworking school in LA a couple of years ago. Finally got around to assembling and finishing it and am very happy with the way it turned out. Mohagony with ebony accents. Hard maple for the drawers. I finished it with 5 coats of boiled lindseed oil and will put a coat of wax on the top after it has a chance to harden.

Was a great class – William really knows his stuff. I’d say the main takeaway from the class was the precision – he typically measures down to 1-2 hundreth of an inch. Of course, its a bit easier to do when your machines cost thousands of dollars vs the hundreds for mine….. Also, he uses a lot of jigs, whichi guess makes sense when you are building the same thing over and over. He also taught us how to properly use scrapers which is a huge time saver vs sanding. Was an overall great experience!

-- dcutter

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#1 posted 02-13-2014 06:55 PM

Looks like a great table. I really like the breadboard details.

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

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#2 posted 02-13-2014 07:36 PM

That’s really quite nice. I’m a Canadian, to us, really quite nice is as good a compliment as you can give someone.

Hell, I’ll go out on a limb and risk being enthusiastic, WELL DONE!

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#3 posted 02-13-2014 07:58 PM

Beautiful Piece ,excellent work.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-13-2014 09:00 PM

Outstanding! Beautiful work! I especially like your handles—they really turned out very nice.

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

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#5 posted 02-13-2014 09:06 PM

very nice. a very elegant appearance

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#6 posted 02-13-2014 11:28 PM

Great job David , G&G would be proud

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 01:35 AM

Beautiful G&G table!

And thanks for the feedback on William’s classes—I’m thinking about taking one of his.

-- Dean

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 04:29 AM

Looks like you really got a lot out of the class. It’s sure reflected in your build. Beautiful job.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 12:02 PM

Very nice G&G hallway table, excellent job….thanks for sharing

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#10 posted 02-14-2014 12:14 PM

I like it!

-- John, Omaha

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#11 posted 02-14-2014 03:11 PM

Isn’t G&G fun to make. Nicely executed.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#12 posted 02-14-2014 03:24 PM

nice job

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#13 posted 02-17-2014 06:03 PM

I would like to take that class, nice table

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