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Project by stephen posted 11-29-2010 06:06 AM 1596 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I build this desk for my son. It is part of his new bedroom set that includes a bed, a night table and a chest of drawers. The legs are 7/4 red oak 33 inches wide. The top is 72×33, 5/4 read oak. The top is attached to the legs by 1/2 inch bolts threaded into 1/2 inch cross dowels. The bold pass through 2 inch diameter aluminum cylinders held by 1/2 inch bolts.

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#1 posted 11-29-2010 03:31 PM

that is soooo much way cooler than my milkcrates…finish looks great…good use of aluminuminum too

-- may never have too many accessories

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#2 posted 11-29-2010 07:49 PM

Good multi material use. Very appealing modern furniture project.

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#3 posted 11-30-2010 10:16 PM

Modern man! Nice work, good investment of time energy.

-- GX

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#4 posted 11-30-2010 10:19 PM

Well good going. That’s pretty sharp. It’s actually quite modern looking.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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