Desk for Heidi

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Project by RusticBru posted 07-08-2011 05:37 AM 2139 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made this for a friend who is starting grad school at a later age.
Alder and walnut. Copper panels on sides, drawer fronts, and left door.



-- RusticBru of Utah,

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#1 posted 07-08-2011 07:10 AM

Wow.. just wow.. The contrast between the wood types is great. What did you finish with?

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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Heidi Neely

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#2 posted 07-08-2011 08:48 AM

Damn…I guess I wouldn’t be the lucky Heidi you speak of, lol! Beautiful work :-)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#3 posted 07-08-2011 10:58 AM

Man this really caught my eye! Nice design and colors. At first wasnt sure on the hinges but they kinda grew on me. Well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 07-08-2011 04:13 PM

After another coat of beeswax, the hinges are as dark as the drawer pulls.


-- RusticBru of Utah,

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#5 posted 07-08-2011 04:37 PM

Very well done. I have used that wood combination several times and absolutely love it. Wood property differences creates some challenges, but the colors and grains are pitch-perfect.

-- Dave

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#6 posted 07-08-2011 04:55 PM

Yours are some of my favorite projects here. This one’s no exception.

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

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#7 posted 07-09-2011 03:53 AM

love that desk. i am sure you are proud of it!! also sure that the recipient will treasure it. well done

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 07-09-2011 07:57 PM

What a beautiful desk, some pieces are special and this is special.

-- Billp

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#9 posted 07-10-2011 06:25 PM

very nice. I’ve always liked the rustic types of things. this is rustic w/class

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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