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A computer workdesk built for my sister. All birch, legs, stretchers, aprons, drawer, and table edge are solid birch, table top is 3/4 birch ply.
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#1 posted 03-11-2012 04:01 PM
Oops should have loaded the finished product photo first.
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#2 posted 03-11-2012 04:12 PM
Looks really good, the finish really brought it out
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#3 posted 03-11-2012 08:26 PM
Great looking desk.
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#4 posted 03-11-2012 11:17 PM
-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---
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#5 posted 03-12-2012 12:27 AM
That’s great, I am glad you posted all the steps, thanks.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#6 posted 03-12-2012 01:54 AM
I like your first picture. Computer desk…..some assembly required.
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#7 posted 03-12-2012 03:49 AM
Nice job, Thanks for the post. I also appreciate all the pictures. Thanks again and Happy woodworking
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#8 posted 03-12-2012 10:15 PM
Real nice job. Thanks for sharing. Really like the keyboard drawer.
-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge
#9 posted 03-12-2012 11:37 PM
@ Ken, I struggled to fabricate a drawer front that dropped down on the front of the desk and then a tray drawer would slide out. I ended up remaking the entire front apron piece as I couldn’t achieve a satisfactory simple hinge arrangement that completely hid the hinges. After I failed there I went online and found Rockler sells a drawer glide with integrated hardware for a drop down drawer front. Just wished I had gone online first. I could have saved myself about 4 hours and some hair loss. Lesson learned some things shouldn’t be designed on the fly.
#10 posted 03-13-2012 01:29 AM
Isn’t that always the way. I’ve found that anytime I try and look for something like that someone else has already figured out a solution. If only I had looked earlier. Anyway, beautiful job. I love plain simple design like that.
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