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Project by Corrigithian posted 07-10-2010 05:32 AM 4881 views 70 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This desk was an anniversary gift for my wife. The top is made of solid surface corian inlaid around a 1/4 sawn white oak design. The floating top alsot has lights mounted underneath it to give the illusion that it hovers like a ufo. The drawers on the left and across the top are dovetailed, and the on the right there is actually a door made to look like drawer fronts. This cabinet is to house the computer.

The natural finish is on 1/4 sawn white oak, the black finish is on 1/4 sawn red oak.

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#1 posted 07-10-2010 05:37 AM

Stunning and beautiful. Big points with this one!


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#2 posted 07-10-2010 05:42 AM

Nice projects there bud. That coffee table is hot and what a great desk. Nice work, welcome…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 07-10-2010 06:25 AM

Graceful clean lines… stunning execution.

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#4 posted 07-10-2010 06:30 AM

Wow!! That is just gorgeous.

How are the drawers working out with the wooden slides…any play there? How thick did you make the drawer sides?

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#5 posted 07-10-2010 07:10 AM

Awesome desk. Great work.

-- Russ

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#6 posted 07-10-2010 07:29 AM

You are freaky good, just an incredible table.

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#7 posted 07-10-2010 09:18 AM

I am impressed indeed. Very nicely done!!

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#8 posted 07-10-2010 09:25 AM

This is inspiring to me. I like the floating ufo top idea very unique. Thanks for posting and thanks for becoming a Lumberjock too. I look forward to your future projects.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#9 posted 07-10-2010 10:22 AM

very impressive piece

-- Daniel -

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#10 posted 07-10-2010 12:39 PM

Exquisite detail and design. Very unique and beautifully done. You are truly blessed with a God given talent. Excellent craftsmanship. Thanks for posting.

God bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 07-10-2010 01:19 PM

Interesting use of mixed materials. Works beautifully. A lovely piece.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#12 posted 07-10-2010 01:49 PM

Very nice looking desk

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#13 posted 07-10-2010 02:17 PM

Fantastic!! How long did it take to build?

-- catsmeow2525 in Palm Harbor, Fl

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#14 posted 07-10-2010 02:27 PM

I really like it. Lots of stuff going on. The corian, the colors, the lifted top, the black on wood dovetails, the design,....

Good job,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 07-10-2010 03:38 PM

How did you get the dovetails finished with the contrasting finishes?

-- Gerry,

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