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finally finished Greene & Greene style Desk

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Project by abie posted 2356 days ago 1952 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

started this about 8 months ago and I finally got the drawers to close
final touches still missing like some of the ebony plugs but oh well almost done..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2356 days ago

It would be nice if you could show more than just the handle. :-)

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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abie

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#2 posted 2356 days ago

I would if this program would load all my pictures
it is now ten minutes since I tried to up load more
oh well I have too sleep sometime
would rather be in the wood shop and not this computer trying to wait for pictures to up load…....

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 2356 days ago

Good looking desk Bruce. I really like the drawer pulls, really interesting. I also like the treatment on the drawer faces – is that pinned box joints?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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abie

593 posts in 2405 days


#4 posted 2356 days ago

yes the box joints are pinned with screws hidden behind the ebony plugs.
this is a Greene and Greene style they are also proud.
my mistake was not to sand them prior to their being pinned. learned for the next project.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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rikkor

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#5 posted 2356 days ago

That is a nice looking desk.

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ChicoWoodnut

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#6 posted 2356 days ago

Hi Bruce,

That came out really nice. How did you do the drawer face joints? that part of my project is coming up soon and I am mulling over how to do the finger joinery. I hate making jigs for one off’s and I am considering doing them with my little back saw (by hand).

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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stanley2

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#7 posted 2166 days ago

Nice desk Bruce – the G & G details take a little more time but they sure do give a piece character.

Are any of you G & G fans going to Craftsman Weekend next month? We’ll be there.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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