My new computer desk

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Project by Rustic posted 1837 days ago 1831 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.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 1837 days ago

Beautiful top! WOW!

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

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#2 posted 1837 days ago

great job

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#3 posted 1837 days ago

Great looking top Rustic

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#4 posted 1837 days ago

Now that is a gorgeous top, Rick!

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

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#5 posted 1837 days ago

Nice Material for the top!

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#6 posted 1837 days ago

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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#7 posted 1837 days ago

Beautiiful top!

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#8 posted 1837 days ago

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

-- Working at Woodworking

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#9 posted 1837 days ago

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

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#10 posted 1836 days ago

Mann that top is beautiful

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#11 posted 1836 days ago

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 1836 days ago

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

-- Joe

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#13 posted 1836 days ago

Tell me about it

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#14 posted 1835 days ago

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… really does…...just food for thought….

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

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#15 posted 1835 days ago

eventually I will make a better base.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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