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Carved Walnut Desk for Ladies

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Project by DougRog posted 12-01-2012 07:49 PM 1132 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was another attempt at adding ‘movement’ to a project that involved a lot of carving. The desk is solid black walnut, and each ‘wavy’ side started out as 10/4” walnut slabs. The pieces were put together before the carving started, and it was sort of a beginner’s attempt to duplicate some type of cloth like the overhang of a tablecloth. You get the idea.

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#1 posted 12-01-2012 08:18 PM

Wow this is a beautiful desk Doug ,fantastic design and super build.

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#2 posted 12-01-2012 08:22 PM

WOW, that is awesome.

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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#3 posted 12-01-2012 08:39 PM

cool looking desk. It looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 12-01-2012 09:29 PM

Great work and some beautiful wood… Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 12-01-2012 10:39 PM

Very beautiful.

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#6 posted 12-01-2012 11:08 PM

beautiful job

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#7 posted 12-02-2012 12:42 AM

Absolutely beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-02-2012 11:11 AM

That is a striking piece, a work of art! You demonstrate artistic talent and wonderful craftsmanship.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#9 posted 12-02-2012 02:10 PM

Very nice I like your vision and the way you went about it.

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#10 posted 12-02-2012 07:12 PM

well i can see that you love walnut as much as i do, this is a very beautiful piece and you did very well in your carving, i hope there will be more walnut in your future….as i would love to see it…grizz

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#11 posted 12-02-2012 08:02 PM

thhat turned out awesomely cool if thats a correct word to describe it

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#12 posted 12-03-2012 05:51 AM

good job!

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#13 posted 12-03-2012 08:05 PM

Whoa. That’s incredible.!

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