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Project by cplant posted 10-25-2011 02:50 AM 1347 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little desk out of canary wood and walnut. I used mortis and tenon joinery…..and also handcut dovetails. The finish is one coat bush oil and 3 coats of satin poly. This was my first project with a drawer. As always it was a lot of fun learning what I will do differently next time. Thanx for lookin

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#1 posted 10-25-2011 03:02 AM

Very cool design on the dove tail top and and drawer, nice work.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#2 posted 10-25-2011 01:48 PM

Nice dude, looks awesome!!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#3 posted 10-25-2011 04:04 PM

Nice man. I really like that wood. That’s gorgeous. And the dovetails are nice, simple, and well done. I like it very much! It might inspire me to build one like it.

-- Greg, Owner, Quality Carpet One,

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#4 posted 10-25-2011 04:04 PM

Very nicely done. Very unique design.

-- "Never measure......cut as many times as necessary." - PeteMoss

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#5 posted 10-25-2011 04:59 PM

That’s a great looking table. I like the steep angle on the dovetails.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#6 posted 11-15-2011 09:24 AM

That is amazing, I might have to plagiarize that top! Well done.

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