Leopard Wood and Curly Maple Computer Desk

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Project by danielV85 posted 698 days ago 1650 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife asked me to build a small, low profile stand where she could set her computer, printer, and speakers while she is working in her craft room. The idea was not to have a desk to work at, but a small area to set her computer equipment out of the way of whatever project she was working on at her main work area in the center of the room.

The legs are Leopard wood and the shelves are curly Maple. Watch out for splinters with the Leopard wood! The plugs are ebony.

-- DanielV85

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#1 posted 697 days ago

the figuring in that maple makes all sorts of giddy. gotta love that stuff

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#2 posted 697 days ago

That is absolutely beautiful! The angled legs and joinery are perfect but it’s the wood combination that makes this a masterpiece. Even the finish appears perfect. Great job!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 697 days ago

Thanks guys! This was my first “real” project so, I appreciate the comments! The funkier the wood the better!

-- DanielV85

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#4 posted 697 days ago

Va-Va-Va-Voom! Wow! Fantastic

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 697 days ago

Nice desk. You have some fine wood in that project! two of my favorites but I can’t afford them!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 697 days ago

HAHAHAH sweet wood combo!! You’ll have to check out the longbow I built on my projects and then you’ll understand. Nice job!!

-- "(...) The archer ceases to be conscious of himself as the one who is engaged in hitting the bull's-eye which confronts him(...)"

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#7 posted 696 days ago

Me likey.

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#8 posted 696 days ago

I agree these are probably some of my favorite woods combined together…I loved not having to stain anything to get the contrast. Let the wood do the work! Thanks for the comments!

-- DanielV85

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