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Scott Hildenbrand

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#1 posted 2345 days ago

Wow.. That’s a really nice desk. Looks like you replaced all the veneer on the drawers. Top looks solid, just have to refinish the rest?

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2345 days ago

Fantastic restoration!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2344 days ago

amazing transformation.
The original would have probably fallen into my “oh too bad it is too damaged category”...
Nice job

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2344 days ago

This is a very nice refinishing job. I would not have even attempted this. The finished piece is beautiful

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 2344 days ago

Great restoration Valdas.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Greg3G

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#6 posted 2344 days ago

Great Job! As someone who love to bring life back to battered pieces, I applaud your work. The finish looks beautiful. The top really came out well, the drawers are outstanding. The only thing I would have done differently would have gone back pulls that matched what was on there before, but I think the ones you used work just as well. Very fine work.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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RobS

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#7 posted 2344 days ago

Nice save. Any history on the piece?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Bradford

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#8 posted 2344 days ago

You brought that desk back to life. Beautiful work.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 2344 days ago

Very nice job on the restoration.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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rikkor

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#10 posted 2344 days ago

Man, that is not a restoration, that is a resurrection!

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tenontim

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#11 posted 2275 days ago

Valdas, your work reminds me of my teen years, working for my father. He did a lot of restoration work. That’s were I learned what kind of furniture and joinery techniques were good and which were not so good. I also learned that standing in front of a lathe making chair parts, was not what I wanted to do for a living. Nor scraping paint and varnish off of old furniture. That’s why I moved on to making new furniture. I still re-cane a chair every now and then, and do any repairs. You do some really nice work on those old pieces.
Thanks for the post.

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woodworm

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#12 posted 1944 days ago

Great restoration work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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