Walnut Desk

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Project by g1hopper posted 1086 days ago 1980 views 27 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 1086 days ago

Beautiful! That is really fantastic

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

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#2 posted 1086 days ago


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#3 posted 1085 days ago

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 fiberglass trees.

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#4 posted 1085 days ago

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 1085 days ago

great design and execution – beautiful result

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#6 posted 1085 days ago

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 1085 days ago

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

-- Paul, Clinton, NC

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#8 posted 1085 days ago

Very nice!

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#9 posted 1085 days ago

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

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#10 posted 1085 days ago

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 1085 days ago

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

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 1085 days ago

Outstanding!! Excellent work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#13 posted 1085 days ago

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


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#14 posted 1084 days ago

Thanks everyone for the very nice comments.

-- Steve, Omaha, NE

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#15 posted 1084 days ago

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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