Writing Desk Walnut

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Project by EternalDesign posted 01-14-2008 04:54 AM 1793 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just thought I would put this picture up. I don’t have a shop space right now and don’t know when I will get around to finishing it. Sheratan writing desk. Walnut with curly maple. Lots of crazy grain in the walnut. All traditional joinery, turned all the legs, hand cut dovetails, etc. Will hopefully finish it and post some detail pictures then.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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#1 posted 01-14-2008 05:26 AM

Really sharp, man. Very dignified piece with great figure on the drawerfronts.

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#2 posted 01-14-2008 06:31 AM

Good looking desk – Is this in a class? I see a couple other desks in other woods too…yours?

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#3 posted 01-14-2008 07:35 AM

thanks, yeah i made it at North Bennet Street.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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#4 posted 01-14-2008 11:55 AM

That will be a fine addition to any office.

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#5 posted 01-14-2008 11:59 AM

Nice wood + good job = beautiful table.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 01-14-2008 04:47 PM

Beautiful! I can’t wait to see the finished product. Please post it whenever you get it done.

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

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#7 posted 01-14-2008 06:08 PM

Looks very nice, beautiful walnut. I’ll be looking for this one with the finishing touches.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#8 posted 01-14-2008 06:23 PM

Looks great already!

I bet it will be eye-popping after the detail and finish work is done!

Look forward to your post upon completion!

-- Paul, Texas

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#9 posted 01-14-2008 06:49 PM

thanks, yeah the grain on the drawer fronts is great. You cant see in that picture but the top of the writing surface and the top of the gallery have tons of crotch on opposing corners, It should really pop. Also i will most likely pop the curly maple with some transtint.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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#10 posted 01-14-2008 06:58 PM

sweet. The design is great and that wood .. wow

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-15-2008 02:38 AM

Nice work, the wood selection is superb. Did you do this in the Three Month Furniture Intensive?

-- Chelle

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#12 posted 01-15-2008 03:06 AM

That’s some really amazing figure in that Walnut.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#13 posted 01-23-2008 02:05 PM

I like it! Good job.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#14 posted 04-05-2008 05:03 AM

Yes, please post when finished. I’m starting to love walnut and I’ve never even used it!

-- Jason, AL

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#15 posted 05-13-2008 01:54 AM

Thats a very nice Writing Desk.

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