Cherry roll top desk

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Project by Dubb posted 01-03-2013 01:51 AM 1286 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cherry roll top desk that I built a few years ago. I used the plans / drawings from woodsmith magazine issue #103.

-- Dubb , WV

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#1 posted 01-03-2013 01:54 AM

Super job Dubb, a really cool desk.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-03-2013 09:31 AM

Very nice. Obviously gets lots of use.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#3 posted 01-03-2013 01:24 PM

Very nice. The bit of the chair there looks pretty good also

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

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#4 posted 01-03-2013 08:46 PM

Lovely top desk! Great build and such practical piece of furniture.


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#5 posted 01-04-2013 05:49 PM

I just saw them make this on The Woodsmith Shop TV show and it caught my eye. It is on my to do list. Very nice job.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#6 posted 01-04-2013 05:54 PM

Nice piece. Better photos might get more response? Almost passed it by on my projects review. How difficult was the roll top to make?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 01-05-2013 12:54 AM

Thanks men , Doc the roll top was pretty easy , I had to put 3 coats of contact cement on the canvas , I think if I were to make another rolltop I would invest in some router bits that will cut the slates so that they interlock . I will take some new digital pictures and post them soon.
Roger I will post some pictures of the chair as well in a seperate post.

-- Dubb , WV

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