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Project by pintodeluxe posted 11-04-2014 07:44 AM 3233 views 19 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my two drawer arts and crafts desk in white oak. It features dovetailed drawers and hammered bail pulls. The construction is mortise and tenon with internal corbels for added strength. I made the upper rails from 5/4 stock and eliminated the web frames sometimes used on desks like this.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 11-04-2014 08:58 AM

What a great job, Love Craftsman projects. A real beauty! Thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Andrek

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#2 posted 11-04-2014 11:27 AM

Yes, very nicely done…thanks for showing

-- andrek

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#3 posted 11-04-2014 11:43 AM

It’s a beauty Willy, like all your other A&C projects. I really love that style. You wouldn’t believe that if you could see all the white painted furniture in my home, but that is what my wife likes best.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Alongiron

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#4 posted 11-04-2014 11:56 AM

I will just say “Perfect” “Beautiful” “well done”

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#5 posted 11-04-2014 01:45 PM

Very nice work. Looks great.

-- Chris K

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#6 posted 11-04-2014 01:48 PM

Very nice, great work.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#7 posted 11-04-2014 02:09 PM

Wow Pinto, you do such great work. I love all the arts and crafts furniture you create, it’s inspiring!

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#8 posted 11-04-2014 02:13 PM

Another beautiful piece of furniture! Love the scale and proportions. Great work.

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#9 posted 11-04-2014 02:14 PM

Beautiful well made desk. Did you use the Rikon mortiser on this>?

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#10 posted 11-04-2014 02:31 PM

As always, beautiful work Willie!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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Jerry

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#11 posted 11-04-2014 03:23 PM

Willy, as usual you have created a masterpiece. I absolutely love the work that you do. I hope to be able to build things to like this someday.

-- 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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#12 posted 11-04-2014 03:36 PM

It just doesn’t get any better than that!

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#13 posted 11-04-2014 03:57 PM

So simple and beautiful.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#14 posted 11-04-2014 06:58 PM

Nicely done. This is a sturdy and beautiful piece of furniture. I especially like the added detail of using cedar for the drawer bottoms.

-- 2Cor. 4:6

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JCantin

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#15 posted 11-04-2014 08:45 PM

Should last forever

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