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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.
Jun 12, 2014
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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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#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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#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!
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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. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/
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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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#7 posted 06-13-2014 02:09 AM
Really nicely done. The top is gorgeous.
#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.
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#9 posted 06-13-2014 09:58 AM
Gorgeous desk ! Beautiful finish. I’m sure the owners love it : )
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#10 posted 06-13-2014 01:27 PM
That is absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on a job well done!
-- “It was they who were wrong, and for them here's a song.” ― I. Anderson
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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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#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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#13 posted 06-13-2014 03:36 PM
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#14 posted 06-13-2014 04:01 PM
This is a real beauty. Well done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#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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