Solid Cherry Desk

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Project by foodog posted 01-29-2012 06:10 PM 1169 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey all, It’s been a LONG time since I’ve posted anything….(been a busy year) but I always find time for the shop. This is my lastest project built for my mother. I hate staining Cherry but it’s what she wanted. I was plesantly surprised by how nice the stain looks… on to my next project….an entertainment center

-- Stan from St. Paul Mn

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#1 posted 01-29-2012 06:24 PM

Nice build, I know what you mean about the stain. Your Mom will not only get alot of great use out of it, but will cherish your work every time she pens a letter or pays a bill.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#2 posted 01-29-2012 07:27 PM

A great looking desk nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-29-2012 07:31 PM

Beautifull!! You managed to make something that traditionally look heavy and bulky light and airy. Great design!

Now I have learned never to assume things. A trait I wish I had as a young man. Anyway, is the shelf on the right for a PC tower?

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#4 posted 01-29-2012 08:28 PM

Very very nice work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 01-29-2012 08:45 PM

Thanks for the nice comments…it’s always good to hear unbiased opinions….The shelf on the right is for a pc…there is also a hole in the upper back to route PC cables…keeping them hidden from sight

-- Stan from St. Paul Mn

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#6 posted 01-29-2012 08:51 PM


-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 01-30-2012 01:34 AM

great looking desk.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 01-30-2012 05:15 AM

You did a nice job, the cherry is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#9 posted 01-30-2012 07:49 AM

Great idea to put the computer space there. Well done on the design and finish. The nice thing about cherry is that it just gets better looking with time.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#10 posted 03-08-2012 05:02 AM

Beautiful desk.

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#11 posted 03-08-2012 04:17 PM

This is a beautiful desk and I’m sure that she was very pleased with it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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