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Project by rustednail posted 04-04-2018 12:59 AM 1782 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and built this desk for a customer in Blue Ridge Georgia. The design was influenced by the open slat designs of corn cribs. This desk features a 2” thick top with a rough, live edge front. There is a drawer on the left side for storage and space underneath for a computer tower. The table top also have a pull out keyboard tray mounted to the under side. The whole piece is coated with danish oil and sealed with a topcoat of a satin polyurethane.

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-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com





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swirt

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#1 posted 04-04-2018 01:22 AM

That is a nice rustic looking desk. What’s the wood?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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rustednail

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#2 posted 04-04-2018 02:11 AM

All reclaimed barn wood…..Most is southern pine, and a slat or 2 of reclaimed poplar and oak

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 04-04-2018 04:25 AM

Great project and a fantastic wood rescue too!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 04-04-2018 10:11 AM

I don’t see a wood rescue as much as I see some innovative thinking and foresight, not to mention some impressive execution

Did I make my point that I like it -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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rustednail

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#5 posted 04-04-2018 04:38 PM

Thank you….I am not a great craftsman by any means, but i do like to think i can design well within my means

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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#6 posted 04-04-2018 05:45 PM

It’s a nice looking rustic desk. Congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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