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Project by Dan Bartlett posted 11-28-2016 07:38 PM 1190 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this desk with reclaimed cypress barn boards. The legs are from an old dining table.

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GAwoodworker

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#1 posted 11-28-2016 08:02 PM

Wow that is really neat! Got a “colonial” feel to it. Always classy. Great way to reuse materials

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majuvla

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#2 posted 11-28-2016 08:39 PM

My applause for using old boards (I would never gues), looks realy fantastic and complex. Finaly I like contrasting colours between legs and top. It’s realy old fashioned classic work table.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dave Rutan

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#3 posted 11-28-2016 09:03 PM

I love the contrast between the base and the top.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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dalepage

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#4 posted 11-28-2016 09:41 PM

Outstanding!!!

-- Dale

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#5 posted 11-28-2016 11:28 PM

Clever and lovely.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#6 posted 11-28-2016 11:40 PM

Bravo. I love it. A lot.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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canadianchips

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#7 posted 11-29-2016 01:17 AM

You did a wonderful job. I like these things tremendously !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#8 posted 11-29-2016 02:25 AM

Dan that is an awesome looking desk. A very classic design look to it.

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#9 posted 11-29-2016 03:42 AM

WOW, outstanding work!!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Dutchy

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#10 posted 11-29-2016 08:14 AM

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Dan Bartlett

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#11 posted 11-29-2016 11:43 AM

Thank you, everyone

-- www.youcanmakestuff.com

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 11-29-2016 05:58 PM

Wow! Dan, this is a beautiful piece. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Coss

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#13 posted 12-01-2016 12:38 AM

Nice work! looks practical and pleasing to the eye

-- Coss

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BYGeorgia

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#14 posted 12-20-2016 07:32 PM

Very nice, good reuse of materials.

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Mike Hillman

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#15 posted 12-23-2016 02:45 AM

I really like that desk. Nice proportions and the contrast makes it pop.

-- Mike

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