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Up cycled desk for Harriet. Before and after.

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Blog entry by andyboy posted 122 days ago 554 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bought this also. Spent a few days fixing runners and sanding off old paint.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.



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stefang

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#1 posted 122 days ago

Quite a transformation and I’ll bet it looks even better than when it was new. Great work. I agree that the finish is everything, but I just can’t learn to love doing the work. I can’t help thinking ‘sticky, messy, and smelly’ A very bad attitude for any woodworker. I probably need the help of a woodworking psychiatrist to overcome my phobia.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Philip

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#2 posted 122 days ago

Very nice Andy. Looks great.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 122 days ago

Nice job, Andy. She looks like a queen with her new desk!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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andyboy

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#4 posted 122 days ago

Just a lot of sanding stefang. No smelly strippers

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 122 days ago

Desk is well done. But who’s the great model?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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andyboy

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#6 posted 122 days ago

The new generation woodworker Doc.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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hans2wiz

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#7 posted 121 days ago

What a nice choice of colors! My little princess has also name Harriet.
Struggling at the moment with similar project, but outcome will be certainly not so brilliant.

-- from East Europe, where still exist four Season and Grandfather skills are valuable.

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daltxguy

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#8 posted 120 days ago

Nice work, Andy. Looks ready for another 50 years.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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