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Project by ay1978pa posted 10-13-2014 07:01 PM 953 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A tall desk that I made for the living room/office. The wood is some cut-offs of 2×4’s from the dumpster next door (the house was gutted and flipped, and I found a lot of good lumber there), some pallet wood and a cherry (?) board that I found in the attic. (Not sure it’s cherry. Any ideas? It looked a hundred years old). I used that for the desk top and the drawer front. Another piece of seasoned 2×4 from the attic made the inserts for the legs. This is also my first attempt at inlay. The desk is 40’ tall, 52’ long and 20’ deep. Thanks for looking.

-- Alex

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#1 posted 10-13-2014 11:27 PM

You did good. I would say your top and drawer front are SYP (southern yellow pine) one of my favorite woods.

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#2 posted 10-14-2014 02:21 PM

Nice and useful project, as well a great inspiration ! Thanks for posting.



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