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Project by Carey Mitchell posted 07-21-2015 02:56 AM 863 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The granddaughter wanted a desk, so we scoured the antique shops and found this. Did some repairs inside, some patching on the outside. Then primed and sprayed 3 coats of white lacquer. The chair and mirror came from another antique shop.

Now working on a really old mahogany desk for the grandson.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 07-21-2015 03:38 AM

I’d say your Granddaughter is a very happy girl. Great find and rehab as well

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 07-21-2015 03:52 AM

Good job.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#3 posted 07-21-2015 04:16 AM

Kid’s smile is priceless!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 07-21-2015 04:49 AM

The adoring look says ’ Grandpa your my hero’.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 07-21-2015 11:16 AM

You did a fine job on this. She certainly thinks so as well.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 07-22-2015 01:22 AM

great little project – the smile makes it worth all the effort :)

-- Greg Simon

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#7 posted 07-23-2015 08:03 PM

Very attractive project.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 07-23-2015 09:34 PM

So who’s the proud restorer and grandaughter then!

Great job Carey!

-- Regards Robert

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