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10-02-2015 10:24 PM

I’m looking on the web for a set of Greene & Greene night table plans. Just about every image I click on takes me to Ted McGrath’s wood working plans. Any one know the skinny on this guy? I’ve hear to be kinda leery of his site. Any thoughts? Thanks.

-- Mark


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#1 posted 10-02-2015 10:30 PM

Mark,

http://lumberjocks.com/Stevinmarin/blog/29377

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/80665

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/47463

That might give you an answer to your question.

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#2 posted 10-02-2015 10:30 PM

It’s a scam. The plans are either available free or are stolen.

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#3 posted 10-02-2015 11:00 PM

Ted is a scam, even the photo of “Ted” is a scam, it’s a stock photo from some photo service.

Check out books by Darrel Peart , who is an acknowledged expert in G and G style.

You might also get good info from this book by Robert Lang.

Good Luck!

Be Careful!

Herb

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#4 posted 10-02-2015 11:36 PM

Google it you will find all you need, Run very fast opposite direction.

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#5 posted 10-02-2015 11:41 PM

Mark, I have a few books by Bob Lang and have found them to be helpful and quite readable. Also, Bob checks in here in LJ sometimes so if you have a particular question, he may answer it for you. I have a lot of respect for him and his knowledge base. Here is his site.

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#6 posted 10-20-2015 04:47 AM

Avoid those kind of sites at all costs!

To answer the original question, Darrell Peart has plans for both the Aurora table and the Arched Aurora table.

Here’s the link to TheWoodWhisperer’s version:

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/15517

Darrell’s article on the Arched Aurora Nightstand was in the Winter 2010 issue of Woodwork Mag (#116).

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#7 posted 10-20-2015 10:25 AM

Ted is a turd.

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#8 posted 10-20-2015 11:12 AM

Crook. Total ripoff. Can’t say enough bad about it. There’s no real Ted. Just a farce.

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#9 posted 10-20-2015 02:02 PM

Darrell Peart does amazing work, and posts projects here every once in a while.

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#10 posted 10-21-2015 02:23 AM



Darrell Peart does amazing work, and posts projects here every once in a while.

His stuff is so awesome, makes me feel like a hack/wood butcher. But I’m still inspired. My dream vacation is taking one of his classes at Ng…

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#11 posted 10-21-2015 07:23 PM

Darrell has great books and plans and his Aurora nightstand is a work of art. I also really liked a G&G table that PopularWoodworking did a few years back, the Thorsen House side table. I believe you should be able to find plans for both of those.

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