Southwestern Home Office

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Project by rrdesigns posted 09-06-2009 05:26 AM 2190 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a series of pieces created for a client for a home office with a southwestern design scheme. The woods used are ambrosia maple and cedar. The sliding doors next to the vanity sink hide a bathtub. The hand rail was created from limbs discarded by a tree in my yard during a storm. The tree’s loss was my gain.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#1 posted 09-06-2009 05:30 AM

Hey Beth
All these projects look great. welcome to Ljs

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-06-2009 07:13 AM

Welcome! This is beautiful, very southwest and very stylish.

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#3 posted 09-06-2009 09:12 AM

My bathroom is my office.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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Bob A in NJ

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 11:28 AM

Wow, all these designs are easy on the eyes. Has a real warm, homey,rustic look. You used recycled lumber? How long did it take to make all these? Any other projects still in the shop?

Well done!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 09-06-2009 03:38 PM

Beth, welcome to LJ’s. Nice designs. Ambrosia Maple and Cedar, they really look good together. Everything looks great.

-- John @

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#6 posted 09-06-2009 04:40 PM

Thanks for all the nice feedback. I spent a few months on these pieces, however, I was also redoing the inside of this client’s three room home office at the same time (texture, paint, new sheetrock on a damaged ceiling, new floors, new doors, etc.). She was a wonderful client to work for, giving me lots of freedom on the design. I am presently working on another “themed” collection for a different client. She is dedicating a room to a massive assortment of “Popeye” collectibles. I’ll post these pieces as soon as I’m done. The final piece of this three piece work is still in my shop.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#7 posted 09-06-2009 07:15 PM

Very nice! Love the wood. Great job using found material…........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 09-07-2009 12:35 AM

Thats nice projects, Beth.

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