His and Her Desks

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Project by mcw posted 515 days ago 1317 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently made desks for my wife and I.

My wife’s is pretty simple. The base is from an old sewing machine and I removed everything but sides and back. The top is the side from an old entertainment center that I refinished and then attached.

Mine is simple construction and made from cedar, fir, pine, and oak. Finished with several coats of satin poly.

Both were made from all repurposed materials.

Some of my other projects can be seen here:

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#1 posted 515 days ago

This is a great desk with an old recognizable brand. Perfect size for the house…...................

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 515 days ago

What a great way to preserve history… My kids need desks and this just might be the ticket.

-- Dave in NH

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#3 posted 515 days ago

Man, I love your up-cycled desk. Superbly classy. Now where to look for the singer leg set for one of my own.

-- What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

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#4 posted 514 days ago

Great recycle of used wood and turned them into beautiful and sturdy tables.

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