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Project by OldKranky posted 12-23-2012 03:14 PM 1295 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife needed a desk for her home based Tea business so I thought I would make one for her based on one that she saw online at pottery barn.

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 03:20 PM

Well done sir.

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

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 03:22 PM

This turned out great nice work
Merry Christmas to you and yours

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 03:54 PM

Very nice!!!

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 04:14 PM

Very nice desk. This is exactly what my wife has been asking me to build. Can you elaborate on the dimensions? Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 06:15 PM

great job!! I would like to see more details on the braces holding the desk top.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#6 posted 12-23-2012 07:43 PM

Very nice desk, well done.

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#7 posted 12-23-2012 09:47 PM

Nice simple design and color scheme. Great job.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#8 posted 12-24-2012 12:53 AM

Very nice. I’m sure she’ll luv it. Merry Christmas to you and yours also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 12-24-2012 01:26 AM

Beautiful desk, what kind of paint is that?

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#10 posted 12-24-2012 02:40 AM

great looking desk.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 12-24-2012 03:51 PM

Well done, looks great! More info on construction as requested above.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#12 posted 12-24-2012 06:44 PM

Thanks for the kudos everyone. Some of you have been asking for more info on the build. I didn’t use a plan for this project aside from a picture of the similar desk that my wife found on pottery barn.

The dimentions can be found on the pottery barn site mine is wider by 2” and not as deep 18” and I made the bottom drawer deep enough for hanging file folders but that’s the fun part making things the way you need them.
http://www.potterybarn.com/products/graham-smart-technology-secretary/?pkey=cdesks-home-office

For those of you that need plans Plansnow.com has a similar desk plan http://plansnow.com/dn1177.html

Cheers and have a Merry Christmas!!!
Jim

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