Project Recap: From Log to Table

comments (7) April 2nd, 2012 in blogs, videos

davemoore david moore, member
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Video Length: 4:54
Produced by: David Moore

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My whole life has been spent making.  Whether it's wood, metal, fabric, music or video, I will make whatever it is that interests me.  For me, making things isn't a career, it's a lifestyle.  In this video, I make a dining room table out of quarter sawn sycamore with natural edges.  The client determined the material and after searching around locally for it I had no option but to have it milled and to dry it over months in a kiln.  During those long months waiting for the sycamore to dry I made many other furniture pieces and videos which are shown in a montage from month to month.  The montage ends as the sycamore is loaded in my truck and the construction of the dining room table resumes. 
On a personal note: the video begins in March of 2011, just after my girlfriend of 6 years broke up with me.  It was heartbreaking.  But looking back at all the awesome projects I was fortunate enough to work on because of my newfound flexibility, it makes me think she did me a favor ;)

posted in: blogs, videos, video, milling, dining table, sycamore

Comments (7)

Periodcraftsmen Periodcraftsmen writes: If I had to just use one word to describe this video it would be: AWESOME!!!!!

Great Job!!!!
Posted: 11:26 am on April 11th

davemoore davemoore writes: i wish the cool kids from high school could see the debate over this stuff being too cool! that is awesome. @John Schaalje - She's better off without me. haha. @everyone else - Thanks for checking this out. FWW just gave me a new blog on here and I plan on using it. This is where I will put all my videos so stay tuned!
Posted: 1:02 pm on April 7th

415 415 writes: just about the right amount of COOL for me.
Posted: 8:40 pm on April 4th

John_Schaalje John_Schaalje writes: Nice movie, but I am guessing that your girlfriend probably won't consider getting back together if she stumbles upon this post...
Posted: 7:34 pm on April 4th

sloanworks sloanworks writes: a little too COOL for me
Posted: 1:53 pm on April 4th

jvanders jvanders writes: One of the best videos on I have seen in a while. I love David's work (and style). MORE PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 12:42 pm on April 4th

JusticeBeaver JusticeBeaver writes: cool. I enjoyed that
Posted: 8:09 am on April 3rd

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