Macho Console

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Project by SibolFurniture posted 01-21-2011 05:21 PM 2455 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This console was lovingly finished in oil. The top is made from rare hardwood called BALAYONG.
The face drawers are from SOLID IPIL wood with hand carved MOLAVE handles. The legs are made from interchanging IPIL and MOLAVE with EBONY dowels.The stretcher is made from IPIL.

Top is 16” wide & 3.5” thick.

-- Ronaldo, Sibol Furniture -- Manila

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#1 posted 01-21-2011 05:28 PM

Nice. Why don’t you enter it into the joinery contest.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#2 posted 01-21-2011 05:54 PM

I’ll second that. Where does Balayong come from?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#3 posted 01-21-2011 06:18 PM

Very elegant!

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#4 posted 01-21-2011 09:00 PM


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#5 posted 01-21-2011 09:56 PM

Beautiful piece

Thanks, and Welcome!


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#6 posted 01-21-2011 09:56 PM


-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#7 posted 01-21-2011 11:44 PM

Very nice. Great flow with the lines. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#8 posted 01-22-2011 12:41 AM

Great looking piece!

-- Chuck

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#9 posted 01-22-2011 01:04 AM

Amazing the designs folks come up with. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. Very pleasing to the eye.

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#10 posted 01-22-2011 04:02 AM

Very nice work, I love the design.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#11 posted 01-22-2011 08:06 AM

Very cool, I love the color in this piece!

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#12 posted 01-22-2011 03:19 PM

you are truly a master!! great job.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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#13 posted 01-22-2011 04:09 PM

Really creative. Looks like the stretchers are piercing the legs. Neat.

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#14 posted 01-22-2011 09:26 PM

Great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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#15 posted 01-23-2011 06:07 AM

Hey guys! Thank you for your encouraging comments.

@ mtkate : indeed the stretchers pierced the legs. :)

@ spunwood, Darell, Deon, Tim, MrDan, Paul, Ron, Chuck, Kelly & Kent : I am honored by your comments. Makes the effort worthwhile.

-- Ronaldo, Sibol Furniture -- Manila

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