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#1 posted 12-26-2008 07:26 PM
That is a beautiful design. Where did you get the inspiration for it?
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#2 posted 12-26-2008 08:08 PM
Hey AdamThanks for the thumbs up.I made this based on a drawing in “More shop drawings for craftsman furniture” by Robert W Lang.It was called Gustav Stickley # 724 Ladies’ bookcase. I then added some of my own elements of my own choosing.
#3 posted 12-26-2008 09:38 PM
I was wrong it was Stickley No. 706 Drop-Front Desk
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#4 posted 12-27-2008 04:11 AM
This is a beautiful desk. What is the wood and what type of finish did you use? Is it possible to post a few more pics? Jim
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#5 posted 12-27-2008 05:02 AM
Hey JimThanks for the thumbs up.The wood is white oak with a very light coat of amber water base dye with water base satin top coat . Sorry that’s the only photo I have.
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#6 posted 12-27-2008 05:06 AM
A great creation. How long did it take in the creation.
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#7 posted 12-27-2008 05:51 AM
Hey KarsonThanks for the kind words .It took about 8 days start to finish it was Stickley No. 706 Drop-Front Desk design.Jim
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#8 posted 12-28-2008 07:02 AM
That is a very nice photo and I can see why it inspired you to create one. Do you have a picture of the one you built?
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#9 posted 12-29-2008 09:43 PM
Thats great Jim, I’d love to see a larger photos, and some more detail!
#10 posted 12-29-2008 10:30 PM
Hey JonThanks for the thumbs up but I only took 3 photos and that was the only one that came out it was Stickley No. 706 Drop-Front Desk design I think I saw a plan on sketchup and also on an old copy of Finewoodworking.
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#11 posted 07-13-2009 12:27 AM
Jim, i put up some of my stuff. your arts and crafts piece is also impressive (i admired the QA table) no mention though—that i can find—of the quarter sawn oak that you used. where did you get it, because even in a teeny image, the tiger stripes are prominent?
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#12 posted 07-13-2009 01:13 AM
Very nice project. What were the approximate dimensioons?
#13 posted 07-13-2009 01:44 AM
Hey RayIt’s been some time but I believe it was Cooks Woods in Klamath Falls Or.
Hey VincentI can’t find my notes on this piece but I’ll guess 48” tall 30” and 16” deep
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#14 posted 07-13-2009 01:47 AM
Beautiful work Jim , it looks great !! The white oak looks very nice !
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