Walnut Desk

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Project by g1hopper posted 09-09-2011 09:40 PM 2495 views 28 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a client ask if I could make her desk similar to one I had already created ( She wanted it to be a bit larger and made all out of the ‘dark wood’ (walnut). Here is the desk that came out of that effort. It is made of Walnut with maple for the drawer sides and bottom. No ply used. I used the opportunity to improve my original design. This one is 25” deep, 52’ wide and if I remember correctly is about 41” tall.

-- Steve, Omaha, NE

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#1 posted 09-09-2011 09:50 PM

Beautiful! That is really fantastic

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 09-10-2011 01:00 AM

Very Elegant.
Not to slag the first one, but much cleaner and better color IMHO.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 09-10-2011 01:08 AM

Very nice. I like the use of the arcs/arches in the design. The walnut was a good choice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#5 posted 09-10-2011 03:43 AM

great design and execution – beautiful result

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#6 posted 09-10-2011 04:19 AM

Nice design. I really like the joinery and how it flows throughout the piece. Nice work.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#7 posted 09-10-2011 04:30 AM

Yes, the arched stretchers bring class to the whole piece!

-- Paul, Clinton, NC

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#8 posted 09-10-2011 05:45 AM

Very nice!

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#9 posted 09-10-2011 09:59 AM

Very nice! I’ve been collecting ideas for a desk of my own…this give even more ideas (like I needed more)

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#10 posted 09-10-2011 02:31 PM

Very nice work!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#11 posted 09-10-2011 03:58 PM

Flat out gorgeous work! Outstanding craftsmanship shines through on this piece… Very well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 09-10-2011 04:10 PM

Outstanding!! Excellent work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#13 posted 09-10-2011 07:52 PM

Really dig the design! Fabulous execution too, mon ami. Schweeeeet!


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#14 posted 09-11-2011 01:07 AM

Thanks everyone for the very nice comments.

-- Steve, Omaha, NE

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#15 posted 09-11-2011 01:53 AM

I love the style of this furniture piece. The color really pops nicely. Overall- amazing.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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