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Project by tenontim posted 07-27-2009 04:31 AM 3330 views 12 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, we had to load this tonight, so I went ahead a snapped the pictures. This is basically the same construction, design and finish as the Brigadier Desk. Everything was scaled down a little, to keep the footprint the same as the desk, but still leave room for the equipment and a nice, wide pull out keyboard tray.
Check out that louver panel. Told yall about the wobble dado episode Ever think you’d see high end furniture made with a wobble dado. Me either. Well, whatever works.

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#1 posted 07-27-2009 04:36 AM

Nice Job.

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

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#2 posted 07-27-2009 04:37 AM

Nice looking piece. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 07-27-2009 04:41 AM

Looks great. I like the louver feature to keep the computer well vented.

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#4 posted 07-27-2009 04:48 AM

Man, that’s a work of art, Tim. Love the design.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 07-27-2009 04:59 AM

Got to go with the rest…...great piece of work…I would be proud to have that in my house.

-- Don S.E. OK

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#6 posted 07-27-2009 05:50 AM

Very sweet Tim great job

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#8 posted 07-27-2009 01:34 PM

Very nice looking desk.

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#9 posted 07-27-2009 01:45 PM

Very nice desk. I like the louvered vent on the back for the CPU. Where did you put the cable runs? Is a matching desk chiar part of the ensemble?

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#10 posted 07-27-2009 03:46 PM


This is a beautiful desk. Really spectacular!

Very good workmanship.


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#11 posted 07-27-2009 03:56 PM


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#12 posted 07-27-2009 08:47 PM

I found this by accident. I mean, I didn’t get a notifier of your posts as I usually do, and just stumbled upon it. I’m glad I’m a stumbler, wouldn’t have wanted to miss this. I’m assuming it’s all rift/quarter sawn white oak with mortise and tenons? The louvered rear panel is a really neat design feature. I’m gonna have to get some dimensions from you shortly——please?? My wife needs something like this! No she didn’t make me say it either, I honestly was thinking of her. Tim as always congratulations on an excellent build. Keep on keeping on!

Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#13 posted 07-27-2009 11:35 PM

Thanks for all the compliments, everyone.
Vincent, there are no cable runs. Everything the client has is wireless, with the exception of his monitor, which he just wanted to run the cable out the back, through the louver. I left out the top louver for this purpose. His cpu sits in one bay and the other pieces sit in the other. He[s on a wireless network with his wife’s computer for his printer.

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#14 posted 07-28-2009 02:40 AM

Hello Tim,

your busy, what a beautifully furniture your making, I’m a little jealous, Tim.
Keep one the good work, thanks for showing.


-- Greetings from the Netherlands.

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#15 posted 07-28-2009 04:47 AM

Nice work Tim, the design is wonderful. You could park it in my home anytime, thank for posting….Blackcherry

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