Writing Desk Walnut

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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 2372 days ago

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

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#2 posted 2372 days ago

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 2372 days ago

thanks, yeah i made it at North Bennet Street.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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#4 posted 2372 days ago

That will be a fine addition to any office.

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#5 posted 2372 days ago

Nice wood + good job = beautiful table.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 2372 days ago

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 2372 days ago

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 2372 days ago

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 2372 days ago

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 2372 days ago

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

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 2371 days ago

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

-- Chelle

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#12 posted 2371 days ago

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 2363 days ago

I like it! Good job.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#14 posted 2290 days ago

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 2252 days ago

Thats a very nice Writing Desk.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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