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Project by pfconrey posted 2406 days ago 1065 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife home schools our children, and my boys were sharing (and quickly out-growing) a child-size picnic table on which they did their school work. Cherry with Maple legs and drawer pulls.

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Les Hastings

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#1 posted 2406 days ago

Good lookin desk, lucky kids I’d say

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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CedarFreakCarl

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#2 posted 2406 days ago

Looks like heirlooms to me…..very nice!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2406 days ago

These are nice desks. I like shaker style furniture. But it does look like they are just begging for some matching chairs, if you need an excuse to generate some sawdust.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2406 days ago

I never saw any desks like these in school!

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

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gizmodyne

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#5 posted 2406 days ago

Nice. They better not doodle on their desks.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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RobS

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#6 posted 2406 days ago

Wow! Nice contribution to their learning. Great work.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Karson

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#7 posted 2406 days ago

No carving of initials either.

Great looking tables.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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rikkor

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#8 posted 2405 days ago

The young’uns win twice—nice furniture and no government schools.

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SPalm

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#9 posted 2405 days ago

No gum on the bottom either.
Very nice design and execution. I love that style.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Blake

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#10 posted 2405 days ago

These are beautiful. I’d like to make something like this someday.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 2404 days ago

nice tables. well done.

welcome to lumberjocks

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Dorje

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#12 posted 2403 days ago

Gorgeous. The Cherry and Maple combo really appeals to me…

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

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