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Project by oakwood posted 03-07-2013 11:49 PM 2549 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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And to think that someone made this over two hundred
years ago

http://gizmodo.com/5967661/where-is-this-mind+blowing-antique-transforming-desk-hiding-its-autobot-logo





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gsimon

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#1 posted 03-07-2013 11:58 PM

unbelievable

-- Greg Simon

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#2 posted 03-08-2013 12:11 AM

Sort of like a Wooten desk on steroids.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#3 posted 03-08-2013 12:23 AM

Yes, I saw this video and yes it is simply amazing. I am not sure that we could duplicate this today even using modern tools.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#4 posted 03-08-2013 12:28 AM

wow, enough said…. (laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 03-08-2013 01:52 AM

Because 200 years ago, you could not buy a Bugatti to prove to the world how filthy stinking rich you were.

-- Ted

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#6 posted 03-08-2013 02:22 AM

They had a surprising amount of power tools in those days! Water wheels powered sawmills, planers and bandsaws.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#7 posted 03-08-2013 02:04 PM

I saw the same desk at an antiques dealer in Lambertville, NJ nice!

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#8 posted 03-09-2013 02:51 AM

I saw your photo and thought you must be a woodworking God! Amazing desk!

-- Woodify ~~ http://woodified.blogspot.ca/

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#9 posted 03-12-2013 01:30 AM

wow! thanks for sharing oakwood, this is amazing!

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#10 posted 03-14-2013 02:13 AM

Amazing desk to say the least. I would probably lose a lot of stuff in it. Forgetting how to get all the secret spots open and even where there are ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 03-15-2013 04:38 PM

I had to save that link in my favorites bar. I think I’m 80% inspired, 20% depressed (subject to change).
Absolutely amazing.

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