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Project by Manitario posted 12-24-2016 07:55 PM 1370 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished this desk last summer but never posted it. Slab is maple with cherry bowtie. Legs are cherry and wenge. Finished with 6 coats of “tung oil” and 3 coats of wipe on poly

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil





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Jim Bertelson

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#1 posted 12-24-2016 10:03 PM

Very pretty thing. Beautiful wood, impressive design, great craftsmanship.

Nice to see something really different…

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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pottz

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#2 posted 12-24-2016 10:26 PM

very nice love your design,and the finish is perfect,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 12-25-2016 02:03 AM

That’s a great looking desk—I really like the Slab meets Shaker look of it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Manitario

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#4 posted 12-25-2016 02:33 AM

Thanks guys!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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woodbutcherbynight

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#5 posted 12-25-2016 03:00 AM

Looks great!!

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

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#6 posted 12-25-2016 02:20 PM

nice job

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Cheapguy82

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#7 posted 12-25-2016 04:22 PM

Very nice! How big is this project?

-- Stephen - Georgia

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Manitario

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#8 posted 12-25-2016 05:20 PM

48” wide by 37 deep and 28 1/2 high

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Peteybadboy

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#9 posted 12-25-2016 07:19 PM

Real nice. How did you do the Bow Ties?

-- Petey

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Manitario

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#10 posted 12-25-2016 07:37 PM



Real nice. How did you do the Bow Ties?

- Peteybadboy

I made the bowties first and then uses them to mark off where I wanted them to go, hogged out the majority of the waste with a router then finished up with a chisel.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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mafe

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#11 posted 01-17-2017 02:16 PM

Fine desk, beautiful work and lovely wood.
You do some fine work.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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