Cabinet Table

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Project by Kaleo posted 03-13-2010 09:14 PM 3717 views 16 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like my other post, here are a few professional shots of this project. This was made from Tasmanian Celery top Pine and Tasmanian Mrytle. Can’t think of more to say now. Thanks

Oh I forgot all the joinery, the finger joints at the bottom and the mortise and tenon joints at the top were all cut by hand. Please don’t ask me why, I will never do that again. :-)

-- Kaleo ,

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#1 posted 10-16-2007 11:50 AM

Kaleo, This is a pretty sweet looking table. What are the dimensions?

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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Martin Sojka

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#2 posted 10-16-2007 12:15 PM

wow.. great design, Kaleo! Love it.

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#3 posted 10-16-2007 12:27 PM

Beautiful work.

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#4 posted 10-16-2007 12:32 PM

Slick, clean lines, crisp, corporate, high teck looking unit…............nice work, nice choice of woods and colour, well done.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#5 posted 10-16-2007 12:39 PM

The dimensions are 450mm high by 450mm wide by 1.2 m long. Thanks for the nice comments. I hope to be able to get on here more and make comments to everyone else.

-- Kaleo ,

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#6 posted 10-16-2007 01:06 PM

So, size wise, this is about like a coffee table? Well, it is certainly well done and appears to be quite heavy. You certainly did do a lot of hand cut joints but that is good training. That’s what you are in school for. A really good job overall. Now, as to the comments; it is better for you to make furniture for us to comment on. We all do way to much “commenting”. LOL Keep up the good work.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 10-16-2007 02:28 PM

Thos. Thanks alot, you are right it’s coffee table size. And it is quite heavy. This table was designed for a cabinet project we were doing. We were told to use solid timber for the project. So that we learned to plan and accommodate wood movement, thus the reason for the solid top.

-- Kaleo ,

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#8 posted 10-16-2007 02:29 PM

Very imaginative design! And great skill and patience on the joinery!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 10-16-2007 02:58 PM

I didn’t realise it had a little cabinet in the side, very cool. This would make a great piece of kids furniture (not that I’d let my monkeys near anything this nice but still :)

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#10 posted 10-16-2007 03:04 PM

Very nice work!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#11 posted 10-16-2007 03:10 PM

Wonderful piece of woodworking art.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#12 posted 10-16-2007 03:18 PM

Super table.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#13 posted 10-16-2007 03:35 PM


-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#14 posted 10-16-2007 03:53 PM

this is one great table. i love the clean lines and the visible joinery. are the door supports pneumatic or otherwise motion controlled so that the door opens slowly? i must say i really like this table and (i hope you don’t mind but,)i’m probably going to take some design elements from it and build one of my own. thanks so much for posting it!

-- "Repetition is a leading cause of carelessness, and carelessness usually leads to injury"

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#15 posted 10-16-2007 08:48 PM

Both clever in design and results!

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