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Project by bradnelson posted 01-17-2013 03:25 AM 1885 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

desk is from woodsmith magazine. it is made of poplar. i finished it with shellac.





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#1 posted 01-17-2013 03:28 AM

Nice looking desk,super job.

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#2 posted 01-17-2013 05:54 AM

Great job I love the color and glow it has from the shellac finish….really nice job

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#3 posted 01-17-2013 12:00 PM

That is beautiful ! Such a classic look but with a modern aptication nice job!
Larry

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#4 posted 01-17-2013 01:58 PM

Very nice, great job!!

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#5 posted 01-17-2013 02:01 PM

You did a wonderful job on that desk. In fact I need a computer desk for myself. That looks like a really nice project. Congratulations.

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#6 posted 01-17-2013 04:17 PM

First thing I thought was a Cherry desk, then to find out it is poplar with a shellac finish…. Well Done…...

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#7 posted 01-17-2013 06:53 PM

Great job Brad. That desk looks fantastic

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#8 posted 01-17-2013 09:49 PM

That is superb!

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#9 posted 01-17-2013 11:29 PM

Great looking desk, very nicely done.

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#10 posted 01-18-2013 12:53 AM

Now this is a great piece! Thumbs up!

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#11 posted 01-18-2013 04:07 AM

Thats a great looking desk. I didnt know that shellac could make poplar look so good. Is there any stain on it or just amber shellac?

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#12 posted 01-20-2013 02:20 AM

Turned out great.

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#13 posted 03-07-2016 03:29 PM

Brad, what a great desk. Can you point me towards rhe plans you used? Also what are the basic dims? Loads?
Where did you purchase the hardware?

What a great build.

-- Dan, TN

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