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Project by BrianWells posted 06-12-2014 08:48 PM 2414 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Black Walnut desk , Poplar drawer sides and bottoms. The legs were 16/4 , 4-sided s-curve. Kickers and runners were from same BW stock.

-- BWells,NY





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 06-12-2014 09:05 PM

Looks pretty darn handsome to me! Joinery sure looks nice.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#2 posted 06-12-2014 09:33 PM

Lovely desk, and lovely photos. This is a wonderful piece of furniture. Thanks for sharing!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 06-12-2014 09:44 PM

beautiful desk! The last picture really shows the great finish and figure of the walnut.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 06-12-2014 11:56 PM

I love walnut, and you’ve certainly made good use of it! Beautiful desk!

-- Dean

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Jerry

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#5 posted 06-13-2014 01:10 AM

How this did not make it to the top 3 is beyond me. The level of professionalism and the quality of hand workmanship shown here is second to none. You are a true artisan, and this is a beautiful work of art.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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oldrivers

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#6 posted 06-13-2014 01:34 AM

Great project Top of the line in design, materials and workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Ottacat

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#7 posted 06-13-2014 02:09 AM

Really nicely done. The top is gorgeous.

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BrianWells

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#8 posted 06-13-2014 03:46 AM

Thank you all for the kind responses. It was the best commission , the client wanted a black walnut desk with specific dimensions and the rest was on me. All traditional joinery, including hand cut dovetails, half-blind front and thru in back. Finished with oil varnish.

-- BWells,NY

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 06-13-2014 09:58 AM

Gorgeous desk ! Beautiful finish. I’m sure the owners love it : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ChuckV

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#10 posted 06-13-2014 01:27 PM

That is absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on a job well done!

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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Deadeye

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#11 posted 06-13-2014 01:29 PM

Very, Very Nice.

-- Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.

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Gary

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#12 posted 06-13-2014 01:52 PM

Lovely. Very satisfying!

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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generic

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#13 posted 06-13-2014 03:36 PM

Looks Awesome!

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 06-13-2014 04:01 PM

This is a real beauty. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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vbraddy17

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#15 posted 06-13-2014 05:23 PM

Great job here. Gosh I love walnut. My absolute favorite. Very nice work.

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