Early American Inspired Slanted Lid Desk Top Organizer

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Project by Bonjin1977 posted 06-26-2014 01:57 AM 1322 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I was traveling through a small colonial town in Virginia, I saw a similar desk top organizer. I always wanted it one. Luckily, I found a plan in Woodsmith magazine, and I tweaked here and there. It was a fun weekend project.

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#1 posted 06-26-2014 02:00 AM

Looks very nice. The finish looks really good.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#2 posted 06-26-2014 09:15 AM

Bonjin, I like your design and build. The drawers look functional. I built a similar box and keep my calendar on it. Great finish and color.

In the spirit of sharing this is my take on this concept. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 06-26-2014 11:25 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#4 posted 06-27-2014 12:22 AM

It turned out just fine !!!

Bring back the vacation to where the Family and I vised Thomas Jefferson’s home there at, Monticello.

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#5 posted 06-28-2014 04:30 AM

Really cool. I love that style. Somewhere between Shaker and Early American Country? This should be on every school kid’s desk instead of a computer screen.

-- Scott Barringer, Sacramento, CA

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