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Red Oak Computer Desk

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Project by Michael posted 951 days ago 1045 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a computer desk I made for parents in the Spring of 11. Their old junk MDF oak printed paper stick on lookalike wood computer desk was getting on my nerves so I made them this (the MDF one burnt quite nice by the way). The majority of this thing is made from reclaimed oak as I have a lot of it lying around that I’ve accumulated from jobs over the years. Some of it is off barns, others from houses, and fence boards (makes great looking stuff because of the water lines). The top is just the cheap Lowes plywood which I wish I could take back and get the better stuff. The trim and inlays are of black walnut. I finished it off with one coat of tung oil then 3 coats of oil based Minwax Polyurethane sanding between coats. Thanks for looking!

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang





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Betsy

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#1 posted 950 days ago

I think it looks great. I especially like the way you did the drawers. I’m sure your parents appreicate it and now you won’t have to look at the old ugly one!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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griff

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#2 posted 950 days ago

It looks great I like the drawers also. You did a great build on this.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 950 days ago

Beautiful computer desk.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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ed220

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#4 posted 948 days ago

Nice looking desk. Nice grain patterns.

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