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Project by Jerome posted 09-14-2018 12:07 PM 286 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this desk back in February. It has held up well according to the owner. It was a special commission project made for a long time supporter. In fact, the shield above the desk was my third shield made, so it dates back to when I first started this hobby. I digress.

You may visit my blog for the 3-part series on the construction of the desk. Here I just want to post a few pics to show my work. It was a long journey. I made a makeshift desk back in 2005 or so , but nothing that I would consider furniture. This is actually my first piece of stand alone furniture. I used just about every tool in the shop with this project.

I also gained alot of confidence in using my tools and different techniques. Someone once said it is about the journey not the project and that was definitely the case here! I hadn’t used my jointer. It sat collecting dust for over a year after I’d bought it. I had to learn how to properly change blades etc. I learned the tolerance for good joinery is very small! And I learned I don’t want to make one of these anytime soon!

The “cool down” part of the project was the trash can made of scraps from the project.

-- Jerome, Marietta, GA





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swirt

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#1 posted 09-14-2018 12:41 PM

Nice work on the desk Jerome. I like the treatment you gave the legs. The hanging drawers are pretty cool too.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-14-2018 03:12 PM

That is a beautiful desk!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Andybb

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#3 posted 09-14-2018 04:45 PM

Very nice!! Not bad for a dirty Q dog!! Goes nicely with the chalice.

Attended HU 75-79. (Probably before you were born?)

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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RPhillips

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#4 posted 09-15-2018 01:13 AM

Ironically enough, “desk” was not in the tags list

Nice desk.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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Jerome

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#5 posted 09-15-2018 01:50 AM



Ironically enough, “desk” was not in the tags list

Nice desk.

-thanks! I’ll add it to my ever-growing list!

-- Jerome, Marietta, GA

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