Tony's Desk

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Project by JayDee posted 09-23-2009 01:50 AM 2459 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a desk I built 15 years ago for my son Tony when he was in college. It was originally made of poplar. You can see the old wood in the space between the drawers. After building his wife Alycia’s bookshelves (see previous project) I decided to rebuild the desk to match. It is now covered with mahogany and stained to match the bookshelves. I kept the original cabinet and added the mahogany around it. I completely replaced the top and drawer fronts. It took about 4 weeks.

-- JayDee from Woodstock, GA

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#1 posted 09-23-2009 02:31 AM

Thats un-believable!! Really top notch stuff.

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#2 posted 09-23-2009 02:37 AM

JayDee, very nice. Great design and build. Makes a very impressive office

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#3 posted 09-23-2009 03:15 AM

beautiful work! really well done.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#4 posted 09-23-2009 04:01 AM

Beautiful, Desk.

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#5 posted 09-23-2009 04:15 AM

Cool! Very high-end looking.

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

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#6 posted 09-23-2009 04:21 AM

Fan – bloody – tastic.. I am flabbergasted..!!

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#7 posted 09-23-2009 05:32 AM

Nice work

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 09-23-2009 02:21 PM

Beautiful desk and the the cabinets, what an office! Great job!

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

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#9 posted 09-23-2009 02:44 PM

You do beautiful work. Love the design.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#10 posted 09-23-2009 03:46 PM


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#11 posted 09-23-2009 06:44 PM

WOW very majestic

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

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#12 posted 09-24-2009 01:17 AM


-- If at first you don't succeed...Buy another tool !!

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#13 posted 09-25-2009 02:22 AM

Nice looking desk and bookcase unit. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#14 posted 06-25-2010 12:55 AM

this is absolutely stunning!

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#15 posted 10-30-2010 08:06 PM

That is absolutely gorgeous.

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