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Project by hoss12992 posted 03-21-2013 07:03 AM 2271 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this desk for my son, Gunner, as he needed one for his apartment for collage. I used old cull boards from a sawmill, and plained them out, and turned out pretty good.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#1 posted 03-21-2013 09:40 AM

Beautiful work, I’m sure your son will love it. Welcome to LJ’s.

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#2 posted 03-21-2013 09:54 AM

Looks really nice

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#3 posted 03-21-2013 11:47 AM

Type of wood? White Oak?

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#4 posted 03-21-2013 12:33 PM

looks good hoss”””””” throw on some amber shellac to give it that old yellowish shine ….but it still looks fine ..


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#5 posted 03-21-2013 02:31 PM

nice looking desk

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#6 posted 03-21-2013 07:34 PM

hoss that a fine desk i like it , the finish looks good too

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#7 posted 03-22-2013 01:13 AM

I think this turned out a LOT better than “pretty good!” I’d be proud to have this one in my house.

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#8 posted 03-22-2013 02:41 AM

Nice looking desk. I’m sure your son will get good use from it in the next four years, then he’ll treasure it for life.

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#9 posted 03-22-2013 03:50 AM

Good looking piece. Nice work.

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#10 posted 03-22-2013 04:07 AM

The drawer handles are like fingernails on chalkboard. Still – please don’t get me wrong – it is a nice desk. They are the first thing I noticed though.

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#11 posted 03-22-2013 06:44 AM

Thanks yall, DouginVa, it is white oak. Kizerpea, hadnt thought about using amber shellac, but will def use it in a future project. Thanks

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#12 posted 03-22-2013 01:05 PM

Well done, great job!! Thanks for posting and welcome to LJ’s.

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#13 posted 03-23-2013 03:24 AM

Thanks Jack

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#14 posted 03-23-2013 01:42 PM

That is a really neat desk. It has that old-school feel. I am sure he will get years of use out of it.

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#15 posted 03-24-2013 01:53 AM

I really enjoyed looking at this project. Very clean simple lines and the wood has a bunch of character.You can’t buy that in any lumber yard. Great job.

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