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Post by Chilli-head on 16th November 2011, 10:09 am

I stumbled across -> Adrian McCurdy's <- work in this month's Fine Woodworking magazine.  I love what he is doing;  splitting oak from where the tree fell through to beautifully organic furniture, using tools like wooden wedges and an adze.
I wish I could do that.

Mind you, there is that nagging thought in my mind that a flat, level tabletop makes it a lot easier not to spill your pint .,,  beer


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Post by freebird on 16th November 2011, 4:59 pm

Ooooooh, that's N I C E .
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Post by Dandelion on 16th November 2011, 9:13 pm

I love the latticey bit underneath

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Post by Chilli-head on 16th July 2012, 1:27 pm

Another rather beautiful bit of furniture caught my eye whilst I was searching for something else entirely; this time the work of Marvin Elliott on Arran. It's a table with a glass top, and a base carved from walnut. Amazing.

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Post by freebird on 16th July 2012, 4:11 pm

Magical!
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Post by Brenna on 4th October 2012, 5:44 pm

That is amazing.
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