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Project by EternalDesign posted 12-07-2010 03:43 AM 1486 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this desk, waiting on delivery. Made for a home office in Cohasset Ma.

The table is made from amazing wide bookmatched maple boards. Locally harvested from storm damaged tree. Breadboard ends with cherry dowels.
Cherry base, with pegged mortise and tenon joinery.

Included is a picture of the rough wood left overs on the finished table.

Thanks again to clpop.com for the photography

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com





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Ben

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#1 posted 12-07-2010 04:14 AM

Excellent craftsmanship. Beautiful wood. I love it.

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#2 posted 12-07-2010 12:20 PM

Nice work.

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

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jcsterling

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#3 posted 12-07-2010 02:18 PM

great work. grain flowing into your drawers , fantastic material selection, timeless design all marks of superior craftsmanship.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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mafe

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#4 posted 12-07-2010 02:35 PM

I think it’s a beautiful desk, really love it.
The wood, the craftsmanship.
Beautiful.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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EternalDesign

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#5 posted 12-07-2010 03:17 PM

Thanks guys. This one was a battle trying to tame that wood for the top. First of the boards are 15in so lots of hand planing, then they moved like crazy every night. But finally I got in control.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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tinnman65

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#6 posted 12-07-2010 03:32 PM

Great looking table, much better use of that wood than going off as fire wood. It always turns my stomach every time I drive by and see a nice tree cut up into firewood after a storm. That grain is fantastic.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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Jason

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#7 posted 12-07-2010 06:30 PM

Outstanding craftsmanship. That table has a whole lotta character.
The wood is great, the continuous grain across the front, the bread board edges and the dowels. Wow!!!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 12-07-2010 08:49 PM

Beautiful desk made with some beautiful wood.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#9 posted 12-11-2010 07:04 AM

very nice desk, I like the design.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#10 posted 12-11-2010 09:13 AM

Nice work. What did you use for a drawer slide?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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EternalDesign

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#11 posted 12-12-2010 05:54 AM

Thanks, the drawer is traditional wood construction with runners and kickers.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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