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Project by Jeff posted 07-06-2011 03:49 AM 1738 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first real project, a computer desk. Had no plans, made from construction grade lumber and plywood. I had a ball making this, we use it every day.

-- Jeff, eastern Iowa

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#1 posted 07-06-2011 03:59 AM

Jeff this looks really good! I love seeing Construction Grade material come together to make something so nice! Its inspiration to poor college kid woodworkers like me, that can’t afford “nice” wood! :)

PS – Welcome to Lumberjocks! Great 1st project!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 07-06-2011 04:44 AM

Great looking desk and you did a wonderful job on it.

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#3 posted 07-06-2011 04:47 AM

Very nice I like how you used construction lumber.


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#4 posted 07-06-2011 06:18 AM

floor mat is a nice touch!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#5 posted 07-06-2011 12:13 PM

Can’t wait to see what happens when you get some of the good stuff in your hands.

-- Billp

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#6 posted 07-06-2011 02:48 PM

Nice work, looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 07-06-2011 02:50 PM

Lol with GLD; I missed the floormat! I love projects made from big box lumber. Good job!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#8 posted 07-06-2011 06:00 PM

Nice.. very sharp-looking piece

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#9 posted 07-07-2011 04:25 AM

Beautiful desk.

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#10 posted 07-30-2011 12:37 AM

You did a great job on this one, the best part is it gets used regularly. Well Done

-- Change begins somewhere may as well be with me.

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#11 posted 09-05-2011 03:22 PM

Thanks for all the encouraging comments, yes that floor mat works well, the plastic ones never seem to last.

-- Jeff, eastern Iowa

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