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Cherry Tea Table

I made this table from a picture I found on Pintrest of a 19th century tea table. I made a few changes to the original but kept as true as I could to the original. I needed a project for a local art show that has a Lilly theme so I added the lilies to the apron and the top. All the marquetry was cut on my chevolet de marquetry. Although I have done marquetry in the past this is the third attempt on the chevy (the second more ambitious project is still in the works). I only had one picture to go on so a lot of it was guess work. I thought it was going to be a breeze to build but I did have some head scratching moments a few times. I have parts made to do another two more, one of which will be as close as I can to an exact replica as I can make. I learned a few things from this first one and hope to improve the next two.Thanks for looking.

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

cherry tea table marquetry

This is just stunning! Beautiful job!

Stunning, yes….that…just beautiful.

-- -- Alec (Friends call me Wolf, no idea why)

Nice job,the next ones you make can’t be much better than this one.

-- Retirement is not as easy as I thought it would be

That is really really beautiful.

-- Losing fingers since 1969

You did a great job on the cherry tea table.
Working from a picture is not always easy.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

this table is just perfect, i love the legs, and the marquetry really sets it off….you did a perfect design on this….sure did

-- "the grizz" [''''']

oppps i did a booboo…sorry i didnt read your post first, i see you got this from a picture, but anyway you still did a wonderful job, that is what matters….

-- "the grizz" [''''']

Beautiful artistic table and you presented the LILY theme well with the overall design and marquetry ,
all the elements work well together .

Wonderful table!

-- Might As Well Dance : http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

Thanks everyone for the nice comments on this table !

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

Excellent build a beautiful table .

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Thanks for the nice comment Jim

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