Modern Walnut Office Desk

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Project by John Malecki posted 10-08-2018 06:18 PM 672 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A local client here in Pittsburgh was looking for an executive office desk with a twist. So i took the concept sketches they sent over, and i added my own little twist. I incorporated an arch into the back of the desk to give note to Pittsburgh.
The video has lots of awesome tips and I also give some insights on how i price this piece!
Check it out


-- John Malecki, Pittsburgh PA,

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#1 posted 10-08-2018 06:56 PM

you did a fantastic job on designing and building this desk,i especially like your pulls made with leather a real nice custom touch.great video of the build also and its nice you gave insite into pricing something like this,many arn’t sure what to ask for,i know i always under price my work.thanks for sharing this john.

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

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#2 posted 10-08-2018 10:46 PM

Very Nice Project & Well Done John!

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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#3 posted 10-09-2018 01:51 AM

Very nice looking desk.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 10-09-2018 03:57 AM

That is one great looking desk, excellent job. Mike

-- MEL, Kansas

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#5 posted 10-09-2018 09:36 AM

Those drawer pulls really set off the back. Great design.

-- Ben, aka Wooly Woodworks, Instagram: @woolywoodworks.

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#6 posted 10-09-2018 11:03 AM

That’s absolutely gorgeous and I LOVE the drawer pulls. Looking forward to watching the video. Beautiful work.

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#7 posted 10-09-2018 11:32 AM

Nice desk! Thank you for the video as well.

-- Petey

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#8 posted 10-09-2018 11:50 AM

Where did you get the pulls? Or how did you make them?

-- NC Wes

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#9 posted 10-09-2018 01:48 PM

This is awesome, love the grain pattern

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 10-09-2018 02:41 PM

Really like the leather drawer pulls!! (and the whole project too!)

-- Pete

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#11 posted 10-09-2018 05:56 PM

This is an outstanding desk and so nicely done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#12 posted 10-19-2018 09:41 AM

Just saw this when combing through projects – didn’t realize you’re on LJ. I’ve been following some of your videos for some time now. Great work and content. I’m out of the Y-town area over in Ohio so not too far. Keep it up, John.

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