Vanity Desk

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Project by mb_BeachBum posted 01-08-2011 08:50 AM 1546 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My daughter took me to IKEA one day, she wanted to buy a vanity. Dumb me, told her this is all junk; well, could you build me one? Sure. So I did, here it is, no plans just sort of made it up as I went along. The chair is the former project; took a finishing class from Charles Neil over the summer and he (along with ED) helped me learn the spraying of water based finish with the chair as my spraying project.

Construction Pics, sorry-random order

-- Don, on California's Central Coast

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#1 posted 01-08-2011 08:54 AM

That looks great, and definitely far better than the Ikea offerings.

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#2 posted 01-08-2011 03:46 PM

I second that! Wonderful finish also, very apropriate.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#3 posted 01-08-2011 04:20 PM

Wow…. I absolutely love the lines.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 01-08-2011 04:24 PM

Very nice! This is a great looking piece.

-- Duane, Iowa

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#5 posted 01-08-2011 07:55 PM

Kinda like Ikea, no Directions!!
I like this much better then any Ikea piece.

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 01-08-2011 07:56 PM

I really like the piece and after having a look at the construction pics I’m even more impressed. Great job on all the details including the beautiful finish.

Thanks for sharing.

-- -- Mike

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#7 posted 01-09-2011 02:06 AM

beautiful work Don.

-- shavins

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#8 posted 01-10-2011 03:32 PM

That’s really nice, Don. Very classy and just the right amount of flourishes.

-- Steopa

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