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walnut and birds-eye maple desk

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Project by alexsutula posted 899 days ago 2348 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i made this desk for a client. Made of solid walnut and birds-eye maple, finished with a tung oil and varnish mix with a wax topcoat. All drawers are solid wood and dovetailed all around, and run on wood slides. this desk was fun to build and was pretty straight forward.

-- You can't stand apart unless you're prepared to stand alone. Alex, Cleveland





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 899 days ago

Very nice desk this is wonderful, you did so very well .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bugz

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#2 posted 899 days ago

Super looking desk, great wood combinations.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 899 days ago

Fantastic desk.. Very nice wood selection

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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Jerry

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#4 posted 899 days ago

I love walnut and with birds eye maple, well what a combination.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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AKSteve

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#5 posted 899 days ago

Beautiful dovetails.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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robert triplett

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#6 posted 899 days ago

I’m sure your client was pleased with the desk. Maybe straight forward to build, but you did it well.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 899 days ago

A very nice build; congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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StumpyNubs

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#8 posted 899 days ago

Just FANTASTIC! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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BTimmons

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#9 posted 898 days ago

I really like the breadboard style top. That definitely takes it up a notch.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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#10 posted 898 days ago

Really, really sharp desk

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#11 posted 898 days ago

Very nice looking desk!

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Wilton

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#12 posted 897 days ago

Great table. I also like the double-breadboard of the middle stile and the great looking grain continuity of the top.

-- Wilton, Phoenixville PA http://kimbertonwoodworks.com

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spike

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#13 posted 895 days ago

That gorgeous! Awesome work.

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