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Project by BrianWells posted 43 days ago 1541 views 7 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 43 days ago

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

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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Henry Mowry

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#2 posted 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

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

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

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.

-- I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.

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oldrivers

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#6 posted 43 days ago

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

-- LAUS DEO!

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Ottacat

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#7 posted 43 days ago

Really nicely done. The top is gorgeous.

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BrianWells

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#8 posted 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

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

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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Deadeye

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#11 posted 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

Looks Awesome!

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 43 days ago

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 43 days ago

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

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