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