Leaning desk for daughter

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Project by RibsBrisket4me posted 07-20-2011 03:14 AM 1637 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Desk made exactly to my dear daughter’s specs…(oak)...YES the first pic shows before I set the desk to the wall. Now the box IS CENTERED between the desk uprights. :-)

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#1 posted 07-20-2011 04:33 AM

It’s nice when the designer get to help make the project. I’ll bet she got a real sense of accomplishment.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 07-20-2011 04:49 AM

Great job, maybe she will want to another piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 07-20-2011 07:51 AM

That’s a great looking girl’s room. Nice work….......

-- mike...............

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#4 posted 07-20-2011 07:24 PM

That is cool.
Did she come up with the design all on her own, or did she get the basic idea from a magazine?
Is it attached to the wall or is it really just leaning against it.

Very nice, and you got to spend some quality time with your daughter in the process.


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#5 posted 07-20-2011 08:35 PM

Looks great. Will it stay as neat as it is in the picture?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#6 posted 07-22-2011 03:19 AM

She saw small leaning shelves at a Crate/Barrel store and asked if I could make a larger one. In the store, the top was 24 inches wide. She wanted a MUCH bigger work surface. This desk top is 48 inches wide!!! I have a cleat attached to the wall. The desk top sits on that and is held by screws from the bottom up. Also the desk sides are screwed into the uprights. I wanted to add shelves above the desk but she wanted the box.

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