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Project by cfajason posted 894 days ago 1551 views 11 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a cherry desk that I made for myself. I wanted a desk that would meet my needs. It turned out great. It has two writing surface pullouts. Three drawers on one side and two on the other with the big one being a file cabinet drawer.

Finished with linseed oil, clear shellac, and then amber Boston Paste wax (same wax Thomas Moser uses).

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dpow

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#1 posted 894 days ago

Wow, nice desk. I really like the thick top. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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SuburbanDon

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#2 posted 894 days ago

Pretty nice ! I really like cherry.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 894 days ago

Beautiful cherry desk has everything a quality piece should have great work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SkolVikes

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#4 posted 894 days ago

Like! The tray in the drawer is a nice touch.

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Tyrone D

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#5 posted 894 days ago

That’s a very nice desk!
The drawer inserts seem to be very handy and a lot better than the plastic ones.

-- --Tyrone - BC, Canada "Nothing is ever perfect, we just run out of time."

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KevinWelp

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#6 posted 894 days ago

Need to do one of those myself someday. Nice job!

-- Kevin - Rochester, MN

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 894 days ago

Really nice work, it came out beautiful

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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tenontim

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#8 posted 894 days ago

Very nice job on this. Lots of interesting details. Thanks for the post.

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Michael

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#9 posted 894 days ago

Great job! I have a cherry desk that I also made for myself (haven’t posted it here yet) I might add in the writting tables after looking at yours.

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

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James Lango

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#10 posted 894 days ago

Very nice, and custom built to suit your needs!

-- Longovette@Roadrunner.com

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 894 days ago

That’s a fine desk and a beautiful addition to your home. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- 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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CharlieM1958

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#12 posted 894 days ago

Beautifully done. It looks like an old design from the 40’s, but with it’s own unique twists.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Gary

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#13 posted 893 days ago

Isn’t it great when you can make exactly what you need and want! :-)
Nice desk.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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bvdon

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#14 posted 893 days ago

Wow! That is a nice piece!

-- http://woodwork.me

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