Computer Table

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Project by Patrick Oughton posted 02-03-2011 03:31 AM 3679 views 45 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a computer table I designed and built to suit my Mac.
Legs are are Amercian Black Walnut. Desk frame and drawers are highly figured American Black walnut. The trays (one each side of for left and right handers) and other flat surfaces are all highly figured Sycamore.

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#1 posted 02-03-2011 03:40 AM

very cool desk! awesome because 1) its walnut…and i love walnut 2) its for a Mac….and Macs are the best! :) :) very cool design! thanks for sharing

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

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

Looks great… your Mac is what? iMac 27? 24?

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#3 posted 02-03-2011 03:51 AM

Very sleek and stylish, I bet my son would like this to go along with his Mac Pro… and I just happen to have some walnut QSawn boards in storage.

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#4 posted 02-03-2011 04:29 AM

Very nice. I like how light and graceful it looks.

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette

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#5 posted 02-03-2011 04:31 AM

Great design, great choice of woods. I really like this piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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#6 posted 02-03-2011 04:55 AM


Simple . . . Elegant . . . simply elegant! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 02-03-2011 07:25 AM

Nice job Patrick! Just curious: did you consider a stand up desk? That might be in my future, so I’m collecting peoples ideas.

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#8 posted 02-03-2011 07:26 AM

Definately the right addition for a Mac !..........You could just use some 2×4’s and MDF if you were building one for a PC….. :)


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#9 posted 02-03-2011 08:56 AM

clean and simple very nice
where in nz did you get those woods


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#10 posted 02-03-2011 02:23 PM

Really well designed Patrick & beautiful choice of woods it’s grrrreat!

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#11 posted 02-03-2011 06:03 PM

Very sleek and clean. Love the style you came up with and the wood is perfect.

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

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#12 posted 02-03-2011 06:21 PM

This seems like it would welcome a Mac on top with open arms. Excellent design for this purpose and clean, appropriate lines as well. Speaking of lines and angles, did you angle the legs and drawer fronts to match the angle of the screen? It appears to be pretty close, although the legs might be a bit more angled?

This is one beautiful piece of furniture, from the wood combination, to the design, and right on through the finish!

Great job with the photography as well.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#13 posted 02-03-2011 08:45 PM

Excellent design choice. I like the side drawers and the pull out is a nice feature to have.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#14 posted 02-03-2011 09:25 PM

exelente escolha do material,especialmente a cor cinco estrelas

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#15 posted 02-04-2011 01:10 AM

Wow, I really enjoy the design, construction,wood combo,proportions,finish and even the presentation of this piece ! Only thing left is to build a matching chair to go with ? Beautiful work. I will keep an eye out for that chair, What do Ya say,about a week ? LOL

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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