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walnut top desk project

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Project by dbol posted 09-20-2012 02:12 AM 1356 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife wanted to spend 3-4 hundred buck on a simple desk from pier one. I convinced her I could make a better one and be finished by the end of August, when the kids start school. Well I missed the deadline by a couple weeks, but The project turned out great.
The base cabinets are oak 3/4 plywood stained with minwax ebony. 2 coats. and put together with mostly pocket screws.
The top is walnut plywood with walnut veneer edgeing. A friend cut that out for me on a cnc mahine. It was two parts with a seem going down the middle.





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Lidiya Blaznina

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#1 posted 09-20-2012 02:33 AM

Looks great !!!

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#2 posted 09-20-2012 03:37 AM

wow nice work. Was the walnut plywood expensive?

-- God is good..All the time

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#3 posted 09-20-2012 03:39 AM

Very nice! Great looking desk.

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dbol

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#4 posted 09-20-2012 11:05 AM

the ply was about 100 bucks.

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#5 posted 09-20-2012 12:19 PM

very nicely done.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 09-20-2012 03:56 PM

I hate IKEA, Pier 1, and all those other mass-manufactured furniture stores. Kudos to you for making something for your wife instead of buying cheap particle board furniture.

-- -=Pride is not a sin=-

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