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L-Shaped Desk From White Ash

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Project by TraylorPark posted 08-25-2016 12:51 PM 384 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an L-shaped desk I made for our home office. I wanted to try something different in terms of material and design so I went with white ash and gave it a mid-century modern flair. All components with the exception of the drawer boxes and drawer pulls are solid ash. The boxes are made of ply and the pulls from walnut. I used rabbets to join the pedestal sides and tops and the feet are attached with through mortises. The feet are four sided tapers at a 30 degree angle and protrude our from under the pedestals a half inch. Overall this project was more of an undertaking than I had envisioned and I’m not totally in love with it in terms of design or material. Overall a great learning experience, but I wouldn’t be surprised if I’m making another desk in a few years. Any questions, comments or critiques are always welcome. Thanks for looking.

-- --Zach





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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#1 posted 08-25-2016 04:32 PM

Very cool design. Great looking finish. I really like the idea of the feet. I’m really tall so anything that adds elevation to a desk like that is great in my eyes! Thanks for sharing.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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JPJ

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#2 posted 08-27-2016 01:43 AM

Nice job!

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