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Project by Jono posted 11-19-2007 11:33 AM 1635 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first hutch is made from cherry and was a project i did through Ornamentum. I liked it enough to make another one although slightly redesigned as a desk for the small apartment i share with my wife Lisa. We needed a book shelf badly and a desk for a laptop and printer but it had to be compact to fit into our apartment. So i took the hutch design and removed one bank of drawers and shrunk the width on the remaning ones to make room for legs and such. I used solid ash for the desk top and glued 3/4 oak veneered ply together to make 1 1/2 and edged it with 1/4’ ash and stained the whole show to create a uniform look.

-- Jono, Vancouver, jonthejoinerduncan@hotmail.com





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gene

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#1 posted 11-19-2007 01:55 PM

Nice piece and very functional . I have looked at your other posts today and your workmanship speaks for itself.
True craftsmanship Thur out !
Welcome to LJ’s and I look forward to future posts.
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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mrtrim

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#2 posted 11-19-2007 02:43 PM

very nice looks like another great craftsman on lumberjocks welcome enjoy the site

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SPalm

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#3 posted 11-19-2007 03:23 PM

Very very nice.
Welcome to LJ.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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TomFran

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#4 posted 11-19-2007 03:31 PM

Wow! You do some nice work. Isn’t is great to be able to create your own furniture to meet your dimensional needs?

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Chip

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#5 posted 11-19-2007 07:25 PM

Beautiful work as always Jono. Thanks for letting us see it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#6 posted 11-19-2007 09:46 PM

Great job

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Jeff

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#7 posted 11-19-2007 10:34 PM

Very nice, I like the clean lines. Are the cherry bookcase sides and desk top double thickness plywood also? Regardless, it works well with the desk.

-- Jeff, West Linn, OR, http://www.dogwood-design.com

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 11-20-2007 12:04 AM

As usual Jono – great craftsmanship. Beautiful and functional.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 11-20-2007 04:58 AM

Great work! Can’t wait to see more projects.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#10 posted 02-04-2009 08:26 PM

Another fine project…I like them both

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 09-25-2010 05:13 PM

Nice looking hutches.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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