Odd- Shaped Corner Desk

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Project by soakjr posted 08-06-2014 07:59 PM 2123 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this Desk to fit snugly in a small room for my folks. The two requirements were “access to the light switch next to door and run length of the windows”. Although this combination made the over all proportions seem a bit odd, it seems to work well for them and the room.

This desk was made from locally quarter sawn oak and features hanging file draws and flat panel doors. After the last photo was taken I added some bronze hardware that really dressed it up, but forgot to take photo. Enjoy

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#1 posted 08-06-2014 08:12 PM

Beautiful job!

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#2 posted 08-06-2014 08:13 PM

That’s not “odd”, it’s custom, it’s beautiful and I’m sure they love it.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#3 posted 08-06-2014 11:18 PM

I like it. The function and placement is perfect and you finished the wood beautifully.

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#4 posted 08-07-2014 01:15 AM

I like it. My wife tells me an executive desk and file cabinet are on the top of my wood shop list. Right after my current project. I might take some inspiration from this one.

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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#5 posted 08-07-2014 04:49 AM

I really like this. Very well done.

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#6 posted 08-07-2014 08:10 AM

Great job, very clean. It looks perfect in the room. Well done.

Welcome to Lumberjocks as well, you will love it here!

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#7 posted 08-07-2014 11:54 AM

Looks great!

-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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#8 posted 08-07-2014 12:17 PM

Very well done!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#9 posted 08-07-2014 04:02 PM

Very nice job.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#10 posted 08-07-2014 04:10 PM

That looks really cool, great job.

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#11 posted 08-07-2014 04:36 PM

Very Very Beautiful

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#12 posted 08-07-2014 06:11 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#13 posted 08-07-2014 07:45 PM

That looks fantastic!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#14 posted 08-08-2014 03:07 PM

Thanks everyone! Must be no critics on list site. You all are too nice, I’ll have to post some of my other projects then.

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