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Project by Airspeed posted 04-10-2013 at 03:19 PM 1126 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First off I apologize for the sideways photos, I tried turning, resizing them, black magic and crying but nothing would make it right! My grand daughter, who is the coolest girl on Earth wanted a place to keep her little laptop (I never got a laptop at her age, all I got was a stick) so I whipped together a little desk for her! She digs it!

Anyone who can enlighten me on getting my pics horizontal will be thanked!

-- http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v655/aaronhero/





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JoeinGa

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#1 posted 04-10-2013 at 03:22 PM

Neat little desk… Looks like she approves!
And I know what you mean about a laptop for a child! My granddaughter (who is 6) can use a computer and her mom’s cell phone without batting an eye!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 04-10-2013 at 04:02 PM

I would say the main thing is a very happy and cute customer!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 04-10-2013 at 05:38 PM

Excellent desk! I wish I had one like this when I was in school. I’m a lefty and we had the kind that were made only for right handed people. This is a better desk that is fair no matter which hand you write with.

Bravo Monte! Nice job on the flip! I just flipped a table saw! :)

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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GerardoArg1

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#4 posted 04-10-2013 at 05:51 PM

Beatiful. The use of the lumber for not movement of the desk is very good idea.
Congratulations. Cool design (and she look very happy)

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 04-10-2013 at 05:53 PM

Great desk for a very appreciate customer!

Monte to the rescue! Thanks, my neck was getting sore.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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eddie

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#6 posted 04-10-2013 at 08:49 PM

i like that ,great desk

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 04-10-2013 at 09:42 PM

Great job. Im sure your grand daughter will cherish it for many years. Thanks Monte, Im with Andy on the sore neck thing. LOL

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workerinwood

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#8 posted 04-11-2013 at 06:12 AM

Well done!! Great design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 04-11-2013 at 06:14 AM

Really nice desk and it’s obvious that she loves it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Airspeed

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#10 posted 04-11-2013 at 07:47 AM

Thanks all and thanks monte for squaring up my pics! I can’t take credit for the basic design, I got the design looking at little desks online. I put my own spin on it though. Thanks again!

-- http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v655/aaronhero/

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woodcox

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#11 posted 04-11-2013 at 09:15 AM

Very cool. Another one in the queue for my daughter. Is that seat adjustable?

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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RogerInColorado

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#12 posted 04-11-2013 at 11:49 AM

It’s a great job. I’m thinking the seat AND the desk look adjustable. Are they?

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Airspeed

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#13 posted 04-11-2013 at 12:18 PM

Thanks! They’re not adjustable, I measured my grand daughter Charlotte and made it a little bigger, when she grows out of it I’ll build her a full size desk and this one can go to her little sister Emily.
Thanks again!

-- http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v655/aaronhero/

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Oldtool

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#14 posted 04-12-2013 at 03:02 AM

Great looking desk. I’m sure the new owner will spend a lot of time using it. Projects for the little ones are the best, and hopefully you’ll get a hug for your work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#15 posted 04-14-2013 at 11:59 AM

Very cool little desk…..looks like it made the grade…...nice.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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