Oak Childs Desks

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Project by dennis mitchell posted 2045 days ago 1807 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Most days I work non-rustic cabinetry. This is a pair of desks for the kids of a contractor I work with. Oak, laminate top, and kitchen cabinet hardware it is pretty much what you find in one of my kitchens. Just with legs. Not terribly expensive yet superior quality. Should last for generations. You will not find that at your local crappyfurnitureinabox store.

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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 2045 days ago

...and no messy shop comments!

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#2 posted 2045 days ago


Beautiful bench in the background, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 2045 days ago

Looks nice! I do have issues with the epoxy guides though, yucky. LOL

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#4 posted 2045 days ago

You make it look easy, really professional work. Your right about years of use in those. Your shop looks great. Nicely lit, good room.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 2045 days ago

Not your usual style. Impressive that you can move from one style to another like that… and so well!

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#6 posted 2045 days ago

Dennis: No comments on your workshop. The output speaks for themselves.

A great job.

Merry Christmas.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#7 posted 2045 days ago

Nice looking desks, as is all of your work. I to won’t make any comments on your workshop….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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dennis mitchell

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#8 posted 2045 days ago

kolwdwrkr…hay those are the best $1.99 slides money can buy!

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#9 posted 2045 days ago

Great looking desks, and the laminate tops are a good idea for a student desk. As far as the messy shop…..... Your shop looks pristine compare to mine at least right now!

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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#10 posted 2045 days ago

Very nice. Looks to be first class!

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#11 posted 2042 days ago

Very nice pieces you did a great job. I would love these in my home for sure.


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#12 posted 2042 days ago

great looking desks dennis .

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