A Mahogany Partners Desk

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Project by dan mosheim posted 1360 days ago 2477 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’re coming down the home stretch on this 60” wide x 74” long mahogany, husband and wife, ‘partners’ desk. We won;t be delivering it for another couple weeks, and we’ll wait until we deliver it to assemble it now that all the parts are finished. It’s got a couple of interesting construction challenges, the free floating end panel, electricity in the center, the expansion and contraction of the side panels attached to the ply drawer box, but nothing really complicated. There are more and larger photos as well as a more detailed description of the building process on my dorset csutom furniture blog ... I have also added several other posts on a trestle table and a triple mitered corner parsons table there since I last posted here a couple of weeks ago … Both are interesting projects …

Parsons Table
The Trestle Table

All for now …

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 1360 days ago

interesting little job ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 1360 days ago

Nice desk. It’s nice too, to see that someone else uses the same version of sketchup that I do.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#3 posted 1360 days ago

Those slabs are INCREDIBLE! I want some! Can’t wait to see the finished desk. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#4 posted 1360 days ago

My favorite wood and that is a nice slab of it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1359 days ago

thanks for your comments everyone … to paul … yeah, i’ve tried the other version of sketchup but can;t seem to ‘get it’ ... takes, imho, waaaaay to long …. where’s my pen? and then go from there to cad ….

-- dan,vermont,

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#6 posted 1357 days ago

Very nice.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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