Walnut Desk

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Project by Jake Willet posted 01-23-2012 07:00 AM 1483 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this from solid walnut. I tapered 12/4 for the legs and used 5/4 for the top. The inlay banding is maple and bloodwood ordered from Matt at I used BLO for the legs and aprons and Behlam’s Rock Hard for the top. It was later rubbed to satin with steel wool. Of note is the rediculous travel of the drawer. I thought I bought 3/4 travel slides, maybe I was mistaken. I guess I won’t lose anything in the back of the drawer. I plan to make an upper section to this in the near future.

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#1 posted 01-23-2012 07:17 AM

Another super looking table, nice work Jake

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#2 posted 01-28-2012 06:47 AM

Looks fantastic.. Way more deserving of more than 2 comments!

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 10:41 PM

Just GOTTA love walnut and maple together. Great work. Good job on the drawer/apron flow.

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#4 posted 02-24-2012 10:43 PM

You did an oustanding job on that table. I like how the color flows across the top, you did a good job of choosing the wood there.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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