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Student desk with writing slope/bookholder

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Project by thor4570 posted 1321 days ago 1581 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Granddaughter is into calligraphy and reading and wanted a small writing table/desk that covered both interests. This is my first attempt. Sealed it with shellac and finished with poly with final coat of wax.

-- No matter where I go, there I am.





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Brandon

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#1 posted 1321 days ago

Wow, very cool. The design is simple but very elegant. I love how the bookstand doubles as a writing pad.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 1321 days ago

Looks good. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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oldskoolmodder

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#3 posted 1321 days ago

Very nice project. I wonder if the back part opens on the top for storage or maybe drawers on either or each side? It would seem to lend itself to all of the above additions.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#4 posted 1321 days ago

Great Lookin Desk

-- Jim, Kentucky

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#5 posted 1321 days ago

Nice try, planning another? ;-)) I couldn’t resist, the devil made me do it ;-)) Looks good. Bet she is happy with it.

4570 in your moniker have significance?

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

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Tim29

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#6 posted 1321 days ago

That is a nice desk.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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heller

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#7 posted 1321 days ago

Beautiful desk! Great idea.

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 1321 days ago

Cool desk. That book holder is a great idea.

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

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thor4570

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#9 posted 1321 days ago

TopamaxSurvivor…........45-70 because I can’t afford a 45-120??

Thanks for the encouraging comments everyone!

-- No matter where I go, there I am.

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thor4570

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#10 posted 1321 days ago

oldskoolmodder….....When I build another like this it will be larger and I will add a drawer or two in the front. The ends of the top organizer open and have hinged lids in place in the photo. There is a surge protector mounted to the rear apron for her laptop and other electronics.

-- No matter where I go, there I am.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#11 posted 1320 days ago

sounds reasonable :-))

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

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