Corner Computer Desk

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Project by Grampa_Doodie posted 02-10-2012 08:59 PM 1051 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a computer desk. It’s made from both solid cherry and cherry stained birch plywood. The back is made from 1/4” cherry plywood.

I’m not real happy with the way in which the poly turned out so glossy. It was supposed to be satin, but I think I laid it on too thick with my HVLP spray gun.

Will have to hit it with either 400 grit or a brown paper bag and redo some day.


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#1 posted 02-10-2012 09:48 PM

Beautiful work. I like your design with the “hanging shelves” effect.

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#2 posted 02-11-2012 12:23 AM

Very nice work.

The desk looks great.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#3 posted 02-12-2012 01:53 AM

Good looking desk sure holds a lot of stuff

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 02-12-2012 02:04 AM

Thanks Don. I really should take an updated photo. It actually holds a lot more right now. Translation: Lots more junk. :)


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