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Project by simonGee posted 02-02-2011 11:57 PM 2556 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple inlayed computer table that I made. I used oak for the most part except for the edges I used walnut. The drawer handles are handcrafted with ebony wood. For the frame the loose tenon was constructed with a home made slot mortiser. With my home made dovetail machine I constructed the back of the drawer box. (It is a hobby of mine to contruct home made machinery). Next time I will be posting one of my home made machines.

-- Simon, Illinois

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#1 posted 02-03-2011 12:03 AM

That is a very nice desk. I like the design a lot and you did a good job on it. I like the fact that you made your own drawer pulls. Details like that really make a piece unique.

btw I would love to see some on your homemade machines.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#2 posted 02-03-2011 12:04 AM

Very nicely done!

-- Chuck near Nashville - “All you are unable to give possesses you” (Andre Gide)

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#3 posted 02-03-2011 01:43 AM

I would love to see your homemade dovetail machine.

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer:

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#4 posted 02-03-2011 02:23 AM

Very nice! I too would like to see photos of your homemade machinery.

-- “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

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#5 posted 02-03-2011 02:45 AM

Very nice looking desk. Add me to the list of those who would like to see your homemade dovetail machine.

-- Brian in Leesburg, GA

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#6 posted 02-03-2011 05:59 PM

absolutely beautiful! What did you use for the finish?

-- "Being a perfectionist does not make one perfect..."

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#7 posted 02-03-2011 06:10 PM

Looking good!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 02-03-2011 09:16 PM

Yes, please post blogs of your woodworking machinery!

-- --bch

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#9 posted 02-06-2011 08:54 AM

You do great work. Keep ‘em coming.


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