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Project by Rustic posted 08-10-2009 03:57 AM 1906 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This the new computer desk My wife wanted me to put together for the office. The top is a book matched walnut veneer that my father did some 30 or so years ago. The base is a printer stand that I had previously built. I pout a 2×4 ledger around the back side underneath and pocket holed it down. I am eventually going to build a smaller case for the other side so it matches. One honey do down 1.000 more to go.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 08-10-2009 04:21 AM

Beautiful top! WOW!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 08-10-2009 04:24 AM

great job

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Ben Kahmann

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#3 posted 08-10-2009 04:58 AM

Great looking top Rustic

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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lew

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#4 posted 08-10-2009 05:42 AM

Now that is a gorgeous top, Rick!

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

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kolwdwrkr

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#5 posted 08-10-2009 06:31 AM

Nice Material for the top!

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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CanuckGal

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#6 posted 08-10-2009 06:35 AM

That is a gorgeous top!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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bmturner24

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#7 posted 08-10-2009 07:26 AM

Beautiiful top!

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Russel

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#8 posted 08-10-2009 01:09 PM

Can’t argue with the beauty of the top. And, it looks like a good use of space too.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Rustic

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#9 posted 08-10-2009 10:05 PM

Thanks to all for the compliment on the top it is 3 foot wide by 6 foot long

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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mcoyfrog

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#10 posted 08-11-2009 12:07 AM

Mann that top is beautiful

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 08-11-2009 12:58 AM

Wow, spectacular top. I been saving me some scrap veneer from work and I think I will make a new office desk and inlay some veneer when I get some time.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#12 posted 08-11-2009 01:55 AM

Too bad you have to put a computer on it. :)

-- Joe

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Rustic

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#13 posted 08-11-2009 02:09 AM

Tell me about it

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#14 posted 08-12-2009 03:31 AM

i would have to say i really love the top..well done, but being honest about the whole piece…the top deserves a better bottom…..it really does…...just food for thought….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Rustic

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#15 posted 08-12-2009 10:27 PM

eventually I will make a better base.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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