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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-13-2017 03:10 AM 1584 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Surface area of each desk is 68 square feet. Both are made of the reclaimed wood from the Yates shaft at Homestake Gold Mine. His desk is a straight board pattern with a spray lacquer finish. Hers is a herringbone pattern with epoxy finish. Their conference table is one of my next projects.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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#1 posted 08-13-2017 03:23 AM

Congratulations! Your are now a designer builder!

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#2 posted 08-13-2017 04:05 AM

WOW! & WOW!

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#3 posted 08-13-2017 04:17 AM

Very fine work Monte

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#4 posted 08-13-2017 11:09 AM

Big Project so well done, the herringbone epoxy really pops beautiful work Monte.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 08-13-2017 11:39 AM

Wow! that is one huge project Monte! Nice work! Love that shine!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 08-13-2017 12:51 PM

Both reclaimed projects look great. The herringbone one catches mt attention. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 08-13-2017 01:02 PM

Nice job. Thanks!

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#8 posted 08-13-2017 05:26 PM

KAWABUNGA! sum kinda nice. Keep going and you might some day learn to make furniture. Great work my friend.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#9 posted 08-13-2017 07:22 PM

Those are very nice. Did you add drawers or just shelves?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#10 posted 08-13-2017 07:25 PM

I only did the top. They provided the rest.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 08-13-2017 07:52 PM

Monte, you did a beautiful job on this desk.

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#12 posted 08-13-2017 10:16 PM

Great job on the desks. Did the customers choose the patterns and finish? (Personally I prefer the lacquer finish instead of the epoxy, but I think the herringbone pattern looks more elegant for an office.) Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#13 posted 08-14-2017 02:17 PM

those tops are awesome,great job as always monte.

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

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#14 posted 08-14-2017 02:20 PM

Beautiful Job on those Monte.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#15 posted 08-14-2017 06:48 PM

Nice work, as always Monte!

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