old school desk

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Project by allwood posted 06-25-2012 09:32 AM 2595 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i was given this desk by a friend who was renovating an old cottage he bought. it was in rough shape, glue joints dried out, cracked boards, rusty hardware, etc. i carefully took it aprt repaired it as best i could, refinished the hardware and my wife refinished it to a dark brown. the whole desk was made from ash. it is now a night stand in our room.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-25-2012 12:06 PM

Great refinishing job. I have one of those somewhere in the barn and I should also do that to restore it! Thanks for nudging me into action!!.
I was just thinking that would be great for doing my design work while watching television!!


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#2 posted 06-25-2012 12:14 PM

It makes an unusual night stand. Really nice job.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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T. D. Reid

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#3 posted 06-25-2012 04:54 PM

That is a great job. I have never seen this design before but really likt it. Cheers

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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