Desk or Table

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Project by Ryan posted 1301 days ago 1563 views 16 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished one desk!!! But it looks very much like table.
I wanted to use this one for lap top computer. If there is no drawer, it must be a table.
Made with walnut, ebonized walnut, and maple. Drawer is hidden as apron and made with cherry.
17×34 x 31

This time… tried dark wood combination.

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#1 posted 1301 days ago

It looks really great! Off to favorites it goes.
Love the lines and wood color combination
Perusing your projects, you have made some gorgeous tables

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#2 posted 1301 days ago

Clean, elegant lines and great wood combination. Classic piece. Really like it a lot Ryan.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#3 posted 1301 days ago

Very sleek, clean lines to it and love the wood combination.

Excellent job, well done!

Ditto on the favorites.

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#4 posted 1301 days ago

I really like like the simplicity and whole feel of this table. The color contrast sets this piece off…

Good stuff Ryan….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 1301 days ago

I like the hidden drawer, I may use that idea in the future

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer:

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#6 posted 1301 days ago

Ryan this looks awesome! The color/wood scheme you used is perfect! The hidden drawer is even better! I like simple designs like this – looks great! Thanks for sharing

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#7 posted 1301 days ago


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#8 posted 1301 days ago

Very nice … I can’t possibly add to what has already been said.. it is a very nice piece in what ever application you choose….


-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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#9 posted 1301 days ago

Thank you Gator.
And Appreciate all comments, LJs.

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#10 posted 1301 days ago

Nice looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#11 posted 1301 days ago


Lovely table/desk. The hidden drawer makes it a real winner!


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#12 posted 1301 days ago

Hi Garagewoodworks
I use the method posted on Popular woodworking, steelwool in the vinegar.
After the solution gets dark, just paint it a few times on the wood.
I prefer walnut most to any white wood. Because dark color makes it easy
to ebonize and even looks ok for some deep scratches.

I was told some people use black dye stain. I may try this method on next project.

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#13 posted 1300 days ago

Very nice… thanks for posting!

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#14 posted 1250 days ago

This is a beautiful desk and the hidden drawer is very unique : )
Added to my favorites !!

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