Pagoda hall table

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Project by Zipsss posted 06-05-2018 09:36 PM 1310 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on a picture I saw in Pinterest. Build with local walnut and Koa from my trip to Hawaii. The Koa is used as veneer in the 5drawer fronts. Finish with shellac and bee’s wax. Lots of angles. The top is thinner in the middle and gets thicker towards the edge. The lower shelf is made with 3/16 thick walnut in a weaving jig.
The table is 36 inches wide and 30 high.

-- Zipsss

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Jamie McDonald

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#1 posted 06-05-2018 10:38 PM

this is the second time someone has made my day today! Awesome. Lots of creativity. I like all the negative space, floating top, woven lower shelf…Awesome! How tall, long, wide?

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#2 posted 06-06-2018 12:45 AM

That’s a neat looking table! Well done!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#3 posted 06-06-2018 12:53 AM

I dig it.

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#4 posted 06-06-2018 01:24 AM

Wow, terrific design and build quality. Very nice buddy!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 06-06-2018 02:03 AM

Awesome!!!! We have been treated to some amazingly well designed, and executed tables here lately, and this one is right in there for as good as it can get, nice work.

Thanks for posting.

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#6 posted 06-06-2018 02:10 AM

Very unique design, looks great!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#7 posted 06-06-2018 03:43 AM

It’s a great piece. Beautiful design

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#8 posted 06-06-2018 10:50 AM

I very much like the arch top drawer and it appears the craftpersonship is wonderful. Lovely wood choices. But I have to admit my art eye does not like the basket weave shelf. For me it is a distraction. Too much going on. This is just the table I have been wanting to build, and after seeing your arch and the corresponding drawer arch, I think I will use that lovely concept in my own. Thanks for sharing this with us. A delight to see this morning.

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#9 posted 06-06-2018 11:54 AM

Beautiful Table.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 06-06-2018 12:40 PM

Magnificent work. Attention to detail and the right materials to make it a show piece.

-- Randy, Central MN

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#11 posted 06-06-2018 01:56 PM

Now this has subtle details. Looks like straight lines at first glance, but every part has a curve or taper. Love the koi, I have a small stash and really like too see how others use it.

Great job Zipsss!

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#12 posted 06-06-2018 09:49 PM

Wonderful table. I love koa, wish I could get some.

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