Rustic / Asian fusion Hall Table

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Project by pashley posted 06-25-2014 02:07 AM 2595 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another day, another table. This time, the client, a local man asked me to craft a table he’d seen online – a rustic/asian fusion kind of hall table. The top is a “live edge” walnut slab. The live edge is the natural side of the tree, minus the bark. He wanted through tenons to the top. The legs are cherry. The middle shelf is quilted maple. Not really something I would have designed, but he loved it. :)

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#1 posted 06-25-2014 06:46 AM

I love it too. Like the design and the contrasting woods.

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#2 posted 06-25-2014 02:46 PM

Might not be something you would’ve designed, but you pulled it off. I think it looks cool.

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#3 posted 06-25-2014 03:00 PM

Remember, the customer is not always right but he IS always the customer and generally it pays to please him.


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#4 posted 06-25-2014 04:31 PM

Looks good. I actually really like that table and might consider that design for myself at some point.

I am working on something right now that I wouldn’t have designed myself, but the customer wants it, so make it I will. I think it is good to do projects every once in a while that we wouldn’t necessarily make on our own time for ourselves. Projects like that have pushed me to learn more and think outside the box.

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#5 posted 06-25-2014 11:13 PM

Very elegant, and nice proportions.

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#6 posted 06-26-2014 12:07 AM

Great looking hall table! You captured the elegant Asian look very well!

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#7 posted 06-26-2014 10:11 AM

TheWoodenOyster you make a good point – if you don’t challenge yourself, you don’t grow.

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