Home Plate Baseball Desk | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 04-10-2010 02:01 PM 13194 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Batter up! This is a desk that was built along with the Special Edition Baseball Locker murphy bed. It is shaped like the home plate and uses bats for the legs. I built this one in February 2010. This is the first time I’ve built this one using ash wood.

The home plate top is MDF painted with a white undercoater and antiqued using a glaze made from golden oak stain. The corners are sanded through to give it more of a used look.

The bats are real Louisville Slugger bat. I trim up the end to get a flat surface and instert a lag bolt. The legs unscrew for shipping.

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#1 posted 04-10-2010 02:26 PM

Really like the desk!! great use of corner space and surely has made some young baseball fan very happy!!! Thanks for the post.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#2 posted 04-10-2010 03:47 PM

I like the live stream. pretty cool.


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#3 posted 04-10-2010 09:17 PM

Cool use of the bats for legs.

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#4 posted 04-11-2010 03:29 AM

Cool idea. Nice baseball desk.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 04-11-2010 02:26 PM

You made a home run with this one!

-- God loves you too :-D

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