Cofee Table marquetry with roses

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Project by Gherga Delian posted 04-05-2008 04:19 PM 2621 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a special Marquetry-Carpentery project, involvs lot of time, If somebody is interested I ask 1200$ for it, I can construct a copy in 2 months. Very expenshive veneers used, Rosewood, Palisander, etc.

-- Gherga Delian,

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#1 posted 04-05-2008 04:24 PM

welcome to LJs, love the legs on this table, the inlay is beautiful. Great job. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 04-05-2008 04:31 PM

wow that is beautiful. especially the inlay. great job!

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#3 posted 04-05-2008 04:48 PM

Beautiful table, nice job.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 04-05-2008 04:54 PM

Beautiful, How did you learn this craft? What special techniques are required?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 04-05-2008 05:43 PM


This is a stunning table. Your marquetry skills are simply outstanding. I really love the top inlay.

How did you finish this piece?

thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Gherga Delian

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#6 posted 04-05-2008 05:54 PM

Thank you guys, I’m glad you like it, It takes a lot of time, to get it to an end, the techniques are marquetry and carpentery and of course, veneering surfaces, this finish is an Nitrocelulose, but I intend to go on Acrylic ecological lacquer for the next copies. I don’t have good suppliers here in my country, I can’t find CAB Acrylic Lacquer, that’s what I would need.
Anyway, thanks again, If you know how and where could I sell something like this… please let me know, ok? Another small thing… how much would you appreciate this table in US Dollars???

-- Gherga Delian,

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#7 posted 04-05-2008 07:23 PM

Wow – what beautiful work. Your original post said you’d ask $1,200 for this piece. I think that would be a fair price for such a piece of art.

You are a very talented craftsman.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#8 posted 04-05-2008 07:42 PM

That is a fantastic piece of work. The inlays are amazing.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#9 posted 04-05-2008 08:04 PM

you could try selling your work on or

wonderful piece of art

good luck

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 04-05-2008 08:34 PM

That is an excellent piece. Great design, great composition and great work.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 04-06-2008 02:25 AM

Exquisite table and design. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 04-11-2008 08:42 PM

Great looking did you use a knife of a scroll saw to do the marquarety?

-- Billp

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Gherga Delian

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#13 posted 04-12-2008 10:32 AM

I used both scroll saw and knife, also sand shading technique and others

-- Gherga Delian,

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#14 posted 04-12-2008 12:57 PM

looks great

-- making sawdust....

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