Vanity Desk

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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 1322 days ago

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


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#2 posted 1322 days ago

I second that! Wonderful finish also, very apropriate.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#3 posted 1322 days ago

Wow…. I absolutely love the lines.

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

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#4 posted 1322 days ago

Very nice! This is a great looking piece.

-- Duane, Iowa

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#5 posted 1321 days ago

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

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 1321 days ago

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 1321 days ago

beautiful work Don.

-- shavins

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#8 posted 1320 days ago

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

-- Steopa

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