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STEELCASE DESK REDONE WITH A WOOD TOP

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Project by BSmithDesigns posted 12-23-2012 11:04 PM 1634 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I WAS AT THE STORE ABOUT TO BUY A DESK THAT COST $500, WHEN I LOOKED AT THE DESK CLOSER I SAW THAT I COULD HAVE DONE THE DESK CHEAPER. SO I WAITED AND GLAD I DID. I STOPPED BY THE JUNK STORE WHEN I SAW A OLD STEELCASE DESK THAT WAS TAKEN OUT OF A SCHOOL, IT ONLY COST $15 SO I GOT IT. AND THIS IS WHAT I ENDED UP WITH.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 11:22 PM

Creative thinking for sure.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpymike

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 11:48 PM

Nice save … I’m very tempted to make a comment about a beat up old desk with a new top … but I won’t
I have thought about the same thing in the past, never did it … so now I’m jealous.
Was the orig top bolted on from the bottom?? and the new top the same??

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 11:57 PM

Nice job

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

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BSmithDesigns

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 07:22 AM

THE ORIGINAL TOP WAS BOLTED FROM THE BOTTOM. I USED THE OLD METAL TOP TO MAKE A PIECE OF WALL ART FOR MY OFFICE.

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Mike

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#5 posted 12-25-2012 02:54 PM

I love the top as wall art. Very cool project all around.

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - http://www.termitecrafts.com

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bch

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#6 posted 12-25-2012 03:26 PM

What a great idea. I sure like your thinking. Not only is Steelcase far higher quality than the $500 desk, you saved a ton of money, and were able to reuse something. Excellent!

-- --bch

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