Mission style oak desk

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Project by ROY53 posted 1531 days ago 1402 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We are back home after spending several months in a warmer climate. I was anxious to get into my shop again. I did several small remodel jobs during our winter sojourn, One was adding a bedroom for a good friend. As part of the renovation we removed some storage cabinets. He had gotten some countertop from IKEA several years ago when he’d put in the cabinets. Well the countertop was solid red oak and one of the pieces became the top of my wifes new desk. I cleaned it up with my new (to me) drum sander and it came out great. The rest of the wood is from oak that we cut on our property. The desk is 73×25. The finish is min wax provincal 5 coats of wipe on poly then a couple coats of wax.

-- Roy L, Arizona

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#1 posted 1531 days ago

This looks super Roy well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1531 days ago

Beautiful desk, and such a great size for s-p-r-e-a-d-i-n-g out on! Very nice gift for your wife.


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#3 posted 1531 days ago

Very nice!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 1531 days ago

Looks fantastic,

Love the sourcing of the materials, too. Just adds to the project !

-- -- Neil

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#5 posted 1530 days ago

Like this a lot. Especially how wide it is!

-- Scott - Katy, Texas

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#6 posted 1530 days ago

Hey Roy,
That looks great.

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

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#7 posted 1519 days ago

good looking desk
I´ll bett she like it


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