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Project by WmWalkerCo posted 02-26-2016 04:33 PM 1279 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built a desk for my office with a live edge Red Oak Top, White Oak face frames, and curly white oak drawer fronts with a live edge. I really like how this project turned out. I used cabinet construction for the base.

I made a video about it here: A Desk for the Office

-- Will Walker, Wm. Walker Co., http://www.wmwalkercompany.com





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 02-26-2016 04:56 PM

Truly beautiful.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 02-26-2016 05:04 PM

I like the desk very much.

I even like the old underwood! careful of what lube you use on it; as the wrong one will cause the platen to swell and render the machine useless! I worked on some of them 40+ years ago.

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 02-26-2016 05:21 PM

Now that is nice. Well done.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#4 posted 02-26-2016 08:42 PM

“I really like how this project turned out.”

Do you think that might be considered an understatement ?

for just one piece of furniture, there are way too many things to look at. Well done !!

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#5 posted 02-26-2016 08:52 PM

This desk is very nice. I love the rustic look.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 02-27-2016 12:48 AM

Very good looking desk there! I love the style of it, and especially that live-edge slab! It must be a joy to work at that desk every day!

-- Dean

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#7 posted 02-27-2016 01:55 AM

Im a subscriber on your youtube channel. I watched you build this desk and the live edge looks great and the over desk looks great keep up the good work.

-- Matt Reynolds

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#8 posted 02-27-2016 03:17 AM

Love the oak for the drawer fronts, very nice.

-- Doug...

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#9 posted 02-27-2016 12:28 PM

Very nice desk!

But what is that strange contraption sitting on top of it? :)

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#10 posted 02-27-2016 01:37 PM

Looks wonderful. I love the look of oak.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#11 posted 02-27-2016 02:35 PM

Unique, beautiful and truly outstanding! Congratulations on a well deserved DT3!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#12 posted 02-27-2016 03:03 PM

beautiful desk

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WmWalkerCo

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#13 posted 02-28-2016 02:30 PM



I like the desk very much.

I even like the old underwood! careful of what lube you use on it; as the wrong one will cause the platen to swell and render the machine useless! I worked on some of them 40+ years ago.

- ralbuck

That’s good to know! This is actually only on loan from my Aunt just for this photo shoot. I’ll let her know though as it was her Father’s and has a lot of sentimental value.

-- Will Walker, Wm. Walker Co., http://www.wmwalkercompany.com

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#14 posted 02-28-2016 02:31 PM

Wow! Thanks so much everyone! What a great community!

-- Will Walker, Wm. Walker Co., http://www.wmwalkercompany.com

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