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with a custom, warm orange red finish accomplished with lockwood dyes
here’s an interesting table that left our shop for california today. it’s 52″ x 126″, and is based on a table we made a few years back. my client took the photo of the original table from my blog, (the second image), and photoshopped it to suit his space, and then sent us the resulting image. from that, we made a new cad drawing and sam crafted 10 ‘earthquake handles’ for under the top. the client lives on a fault line and wants his guests to have something to hold onto in the event of a ‘big one’. it will be crowded under there, but i think they’ll be safe. lots more pictures of the build process, template process, cad drawings and other details on my dorset custom furniture blog.
the original model for it
the cad drawing showing the origin of the base curves
earthquake handle layout
bandsaw cut curved elements
sanding the cut parts
the assembled base pieces with the top frame and half lapped 'propellors' added
close up of the warm orange red finish
and a view of the earthquake handles
the client's original photoshopped image. it's nice when your client does the design work for you
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Very intersting and beautiful!
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