Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'nakashima'

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Tasmanian Eucalyptus Burl coffee table

02-27-2010 07:41 PM by KanitariuM | 1 comment »

This is my first table. Amazed to see coffee table’s prices today, I decided to build one.I’m inspired by retro tables like Kindney table, Danish design and Nakashima’s artwork. This is a Tasmanian Eucalyptus Burl slab.I want to create a coffee table like this one : I find the hairpin legs : Now I will sanding with avrasive paper 50, 80, 120, 180 and 240. Pictures coming so...

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Conference table / work bench #1: Wenge and White Ash Table

09-04-2007 03:35 AM by Lee A. Jesberger | 32 comments »

It’s been a while since I posted any projects, so I figured I’d better do so before you all forget my name. I previously posted a Library stair unit, and this table is the accompaning piece of furniture to that. The client needed a conference table, but he also wanted a workbench, as he was prone to dismantel his computer occasionaly, in name of improving it. He was a fan a George Nakashima, so he wanted the table fashioned in his style. My design seemed to ...

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A Visit from "Kev", a Fellow Lumberjock

05-11-2007 03:19 PM by Mark A. DeCou | 5 comments »

Yesterday, I enjoyed an afternoon of getting to know a fellow lumberjock, “Kev”, otherwise known as Kevin Larcom from Wichita. He has a design for a Thorsen Table Challenge project, but didn’t have any wood. So, I set him up with some walnut and maple. I’m anxious to see how it comes together by the end of the Month. I loaned him my Sam Maloof, George Nakashima, Mira Nakashima, and Krenov books, so look out world, he can’t help but motivated to make dust no...

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