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Project by YBNORMAL posted 634 days ago 1631 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I didn’t know I needed a new desk for my home office, that is until my wife told me i did. So here is what i come up with. I know it’s simple but it fits the bill. This is Cypress that was cut on our woodmizer and dried in our kiln.
Legs are mortise and tenon and drawer used commerical drawer full extension slides.

Thanks for looking
YBNORMAL





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WoodGoddess

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#1 posted 634 days ago

Simply beautiful. I love the grain and it’s beauty. Thanks for sharing.

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wunderaa

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#2 posted 634 days ago

The grain is striking. Just like the vanity you recently posted, you obviously paid attention to the board selection and orientation. Excellent work!

BTW…in the last picture, I can’t help but notice what appears to be a noose. Hmmm… :)

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 634 days ago

Nice job. Keeps the boss happy.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 634 days ago

That’s a real clean looking desk. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 634 days ago

Nice work on the desk, especially keeping the grain consistent all across the apron and drawer. Slick!

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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YBNORMAL

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#6 posted 634 days ago

I knew someone would comment on the ” roll up door rope” in the foreground,,, Ok folks “FOCUS”

IT’s not a noose!

YBNORMAL

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Mean_Dean

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#7 posted 634 days ago

Very nice writing desk! I’ve always liked this type of desk, as opposed to a big, clunky desk with drawers.

The writing desk is much more elegant, and your’s is a great example!

-- Dean

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Sandra

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#8 posted 634 days ago

I like it. The desk, not the noose….

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Ralph

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#9 posted 634 days ago

Very nice design. Like the wood grain. I thought the noose was for unruly customers :>)

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 634 days ago

Serious shop envy here !! I could use that noose right about now !
Very nice table and grain continuity across the front : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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vakman

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#11 posted 634 days ago

Very simple…and very elegant! Great execution and finish sir.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 634 days ago

Looks super. You can’t do any better than going from tree to finished project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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blackcherry

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#13 posted 634 days ago

Nicely stated piece also love the color tone…BC

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CharlieM1958

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#14 posted 634 days ago

Cypress is a beautiful and underutilized wood. Great job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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SirFatty

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#15 posted 633 days ago

Nice desk, like the cypress a lot! Nice shop also!

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