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Project by NWGary posted 2368 days ago 941 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this desk for my daughter for Christmas three years ago . The idea was to make a desk that looked like it was found in an old barn somewhere . I thought that was going to be really easy turned out to be harder that I thought . As a result I finished it Christmas Eve at about 3:00 in the morning . One of these days on them learn to start projects a little earlier !

-- Gary, Washington, www.garyswoodshop.com





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2368 days ago

Looks like you got the job done to me. Great desk.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2368 days ago

Very interesting piece. I have always felt that producing something “out of the norm” , such as distressed and rustic pieces, takes much more effort than using finished lumber. You did a good job with this one.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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Tomcat1066

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#3 posted 2368 days ago

Looks like it came out of an old farm house or something to me ;). Nice job.

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2368 days ago

a job well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mrtrim

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#5 posted 2368 days ago

looks old to me ! great job

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wotyacollit

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#6 posted 2367 days ago

Great job! Can you tell me how you achieved the finish as I have a project to do at the minute and the client is looking for exactly the same finish on her cabinet doors. I dont know where to start as I have always wanted to achieve the perfect finish!!!!

-- Dermot Coll, www.wotyacollit.com

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rikkor

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#7 posted 2367 days ago

You got the ‘old’ part right. Nice work.

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