Cherry Desk

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Project by Dustin posted 06-30-2011 06:29 PM 1525 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My girlfriend said she needed a small desk for her computer. I said I’ll have one done in four hours. It’s cherry, with glazed bullnose skirt, tapered legs, and minwax early american stain.

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#1 posted 06-30-2011 07:01 PM

Dude, first of all, nice job! Secondly, and most important…you’re gonna give the rest of us a bad reputation! Slooooooow down and smell the dust!

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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#2 posted 06-30-2011 07:15 PM

I’m so used to making cabinets and it’s go go go that when I hit a table it’s like awwwww eaaasy

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#3 posted 06-30-2011 07:33 PM

Did it actually take you only 4 hours?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#4 posted 06-30-2011 07:34 PM

Maybe 3 to 4 hrs yeah, tables are pretty easy to do, I mean it’s only the top, the skirt, and the legs, glue up what you need, which with cherry should be ready to work in 30 min. Plane/sand down top, legs, and skirt, 20 min. Shape edges; 20 min. Assemple; 30 min. Finish 45min. The rest of the time I just kinda looked at it and thought of what I should make it look like.

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#5 posted 06-30-2011 08:05 PM

Look at His shop!!!! It’s got at least 2 of EVERYTHING. I am very envious. Nice build.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#6 posted 07-01-2011 01:18 AM

Very nice table . great finish . good work.

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#7 posted 09-24-2011 05:45 PM

Beautiful table.

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