LumberJocks

Antique Desk Project #1: Disassembling The Desk

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by William posted 09-13-2010 03:20 AM 1272 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Antique Desk Project series Part 2: Progress In Action »

.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/



5 comments so far

View Bearpie's profile

Bearpie

2591 posts in 1742 days


#1 posted 09-13-2010 03:42 AM

I have done enough of this very thing over the years so I know exactly what you are in for and I do not envy you but in the end you will have a beautiful desk! If your oldest decides to reclaim it, tell him no way man, you left it behind! Nice of your wife to volunteer to sand?

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View Rick's profile

Rick

7031 posts in 1757 days


#2 posted 09-13-2010 04:07 AM

Hey William:

When You and Your Wife …Sory wrong order…When Your Wife and You …LOL… get this done I’ll bet you Dollars to Donuts it’s gonna be a Real Beauty!! Also something SHE can be very proud of!!

I Love to do OLD restorations like this! Don’t worry about the Finish yet. When it’s done You’ll have No Problem “Seeing” what Finish to use.

Regards: Rick

-- LJ's "Be Nice" Policy. "Reach out and touch someone." NO! Not There!! ... ;-}

View Dave's profile

Dave

11200 posts in 1564 days


#3 posted 09-13-2010 05:01 AM

great project and it has so much family history.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

View RonPeters's profile

RonPeters

708 posts in 1604 days


#4 posted 09-13-2010 05:40 AM

You’ll be able to pass it on down through the generations! Very nice project.

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7835 posts in 1644 days


#5 posted 09-13-2010 12:47 PM

This is a wonderful project. All the history and love that will go into it will be amazing. I am glad you decided to share the process with us, as it is interesting to see it being transformed. I agree with Erwin. When your son wants it back, say no way! We will be watching with interest to see how it comes out!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase