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Project by marsanjoe posted 854 days ago 875 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking to get a few opinions about leaving the plywood edges exposed or should I install trim? My wife and daughter like it the way it is so I am out gunned and need the support of my peeps ( guys) so let me know what you guys would do if you were in my shoes.

This is my first wood project that I designed in 3D SW and started cutting.

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#1 posted 854 days ago

Nice job on that desk. That is a lot of storage space. She will love it!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#2 posted 854 days ago

Looks good but I would put banding on it.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 854 days ago

I would band it for sure

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#4 posted 854 days ago

Great work! I really like the design (we have an odd-shaped den and this could work). I would definitely trim the edges – same colour or contrasting. Trim would (I think) give it a much more finished / refined look. Good luck on the trim decision. Thanks for sharing.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#5 posted 341 days ago

If it is good ply, the exposed edge can be a neat visual feature. Some like it, some don’t. I like it and have friends that like to build this way. In the end, it is all about what the customer wants. Just because most pieces are banded doesn’t mean yours has to be.

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