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Walnut Computer Desk

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Project by jnorris5 posted 1005 days ago 1123 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After much inspiration from the good people here I finally decided to build something. I wanted a little desk that could fit in a particular space for my computer and I wanted to be able to use it as a hall table or something similar when i move. This is what I came out with. Thanks for all the help. —Jeremy





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dpop24

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#1 posted 1004 days ago

Beautiful piece of furniture, it came out great. Walnut has turned into my favorite wood. Nice touch having the Lumberjocks home page on your PC screen in the photo too!

-- If it ain't broke, take it apart and find out why

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Wheathills

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#2 posted 1004 days ago

Walnut is the most beautiful of timbers and the table does it justice.Nice piece.

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK, http://www.wheathills.com

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David

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#3 posted 1004 days ago

What did you finish it with? Nice work, I love the grain. You’ll enjoy your computer even more now each time you sit down to use it.

-- Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. --Gandalf the Grey http://davidwahl.org/category/woodworking/

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1004 days ago

Beautiful computer desk.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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jnorris5

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#5 posted 1004 days ago

Thanks for the comments. It’s finished with BLO and wipe on poly. —Jeremy

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Rick

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#6 posted 878 days ago

Walnut is my favorite, too! I just now unloaded 2 natural edge 8/4 slabs and 2 4/4 boards almost 20” wide!!!

This table has beautiful grain. I noticed that the frame goes on 3 sides. My first thought was, “OH NO!” thinking you’d completely framed the tabletop. How did you attach the sides? Are they a mitered bread board joint? I was wondering how you accounted for the wood movement in the top.

Really beautiful. Thanks for sharing it!

-- There are many tempting parking places on the road to success

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