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Project by George Coles posted 09-16-2011 05:51 AM 2087 views 10 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This desk was placed in the living area of the clients house and the corner of the desk was near the main walkway, so I made the legs curve inwards at the bottom to help protect toes. The drawer section on the top is removable to allow for the desk to be used as a table. Material is Ipil with Molave for the drawer fronts. Handles are Ebony.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines





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WayneC

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#1 posted 09-16-2011 05:58 AM

Great looking desk. Welcome to the site.

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#2 posted 09-16-2011 06:01 AM

Welcome to LJ! This is a great design and execution.

Looking forward to future posts,

-- Cal Noguchi

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#3 posted 09-16-2011 06:12 AM

Welcome to LJ’s and beautiful desk.

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#4 posted 09-16-2011 06:14 AM

That’s a lovely desk – very elegant

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#5 posted 09-16-2011 07:37 AM

Beautiful piiece. I really like the multi funtion yu built into it.

-- Lotidus

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#6 posted 09-16-2011 01:42 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!!!!!
That is an excellent piece of furniture.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 09-16-2011 01:51 PM

welcome to LJ’s fantastic desk

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#8 posted 09-16-2011 02:09 PM

Very Nice Craftsmanship! Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 09-16-2011 02:31 PM

Nice!

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#10 posted 09-16-2011 04:48 PM

this is outstanding! I love how you’ve bridged the drawers together with that leaf pattern! Very unique

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

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#11 posted 09-16-2011 05:20 PM

Wonderful! Seems you know what a lady likes :) Finish is great too.

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#12 posted 09-16-2011 09:34 PM

very nice

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#13 posted 09-16-2011 10:11 PM

Excellent Job George, very pretty work…
Welcome to LJ’s!!

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#14 posted 09-17-2011 03:58 AM

very nice, I like your choice of wood. Beautiful.

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#15 posted 09-17-2011 06:04 AM

Beautiful!! Great finish also!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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