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Project by shopmania posted 01-01-2010 12:46 AM 2445 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My nephew wanted to make this desk for his son, who is 9, and loves the Steelers, so a simple paint scheme and some decals, and voila! He really loved it when he got it on Christmas morning. Birch plywood for the carcase and the drawer fronts, the drawers are 1/2 ply, and no face frame. Simple, simple. Bought the turned legs from Lowes. Finished it with poly, 4 coats on the top.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 01-01-2010 01:04 AM

Nice Job. Looks great.

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

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John Stegall

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#2 posted 01-01-2010 01:20 AM

I am sure that it was well received. Very well done.

-- jstegall

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#3 posted 01-01-2010 04:04 PM

Way too cute!

-- Janice

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#4 posted 01-02-2010 12:11 AM

Good one Tim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 01-02-2010 12:13 AM

Neat job great design work and super desk.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mike

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#6 posted 01-02-2010 03:50 PM

Nice job Tim! Did you make a stencil for the logo?

-- Mike, VT

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#7 posted 01-03-2010 04:26 AM

Nice job. Any steelers fan would love that.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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shopmania

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#8 posted 01-04-2010 05:33 AM

The logo’s are actually vinyl stickers. you can get them off the internet, or at a flea market. Google stickers for Steelers, and you’ll get dozens of hits. Any pro or college sports teams have them, and other stuff.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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tbone

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#9 posted 01-08-2010 12:18 AM

I hate it! Go Cowboys!

-- Kinky Friedman on gay marriage: "They should have the right to be just as miserable as the rest of us."

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tbone

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#10 posted 01-08-2010 12:21 AM

By the way—just kidding with the above post! It’s a very nice kid’s desk and was probably fun to build. But still—Go Cowboys!

-- Kinky Friedman on gay marriage: "They should have the right to be just as miserable as the rest of us."

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#11 posted 03-18-2010 10:33 PM

Great idea…..now the colors could be different….lets say “Silver & Black”. My God Son is a Steelers Fan and his son is getting ready to turn 5. I think I will be making one of these for him! Thanks for sharing.

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