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Eight legged Greene and Greene sofa table

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Project by Nollie posted 03-29-2014 11:35 PM 1643 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I eventually finished this Blacker House sofa table. The wood is Sipo Mahogany with Ebony and poplar for the drawers. I worked off a photo i got from the internet and think i got close enough. The glue-up was some chore i must say. Did the framework in four stages. Thanks for looking

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com





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#1 posted 03-29-2014 11:37 PM

Wow, this is beautiful. The joinery looks so clean and nice, something to aspire to. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 03-29-2014 11:38 PM

You did a beautiful job. That is one really nice table

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#3 posted 03-29-2014 11:39 PM

beautiful work

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#4 posted 03-29-2014 11:55 PM

Outstanding! A truly beautiful piece.

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#5 posted 03-29-2014 11:59 PM

very nice

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#6 posted 03-30-2014 12:02 AM

wow, that is beautiful, great work

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#7 posted 03-30-2014 01:00 AM

Gorgeous thing!

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#8 posted 03-30-2014 09:52 AM

Wow! Great eye and skill to be able to build that from just a photo.

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#9 posted 03-30-2014 11:13 AM

super table. looks fantastic.

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#10 posted 03-30-2014 11:38 AM

Thanks you all. Appreciate all the comments. I did not make the table as deep as the original. The rest of the measurements should be very close.

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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#11 posted 03-30-2014 12:13 PM

Really nice project. Can I ask, in the last picture with the two knobs, does this rack the drawer when you only use one to pull it?

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#12 posted 03-30-2014 02:58 PM

You’re ready to join the Greene and Greene suport group
“Greene-style-furniture@yahoogroups.com”
check it out on Google.
Truly outstanding work…...

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#13 posted 03-30-2014 03:04 PM

That is fabulous work! I’m a big G&G fan and think you did a superb job

What’s your source for the mahogany?

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#14 posted 03-30-2014 03:26 PM

Every now and then when viewing projects on LJs I see projects that are slam bam gorgeous and are amazing builds that also dazzles the eye,Today your most excellent G&G sofa table tops that list. Spetacular piece ,congratulations on the making of a real work of art.
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#15 posted 03-30-2014 09:04 PM

That’s a BEAUTY!!

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