Simple Desk

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Project by EternalDesign posted 06-21-2008 03:55 PM 1579 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So things have been really slow trying to set this shop up. Spend most of my time picking up other work to make money for the shop, leaving me with no time to work on it. Well I get the machines wired and thought I would make a simple project to test them out. Here are some new shop pics and a simple desk. Its birch with haunched mortise and tenon joinry tapered legs and hand beveled top. Working on a fold up plastic table is not to much fun ha need to build a bench.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 06-21-2008 04:51 PM

This is going to be such a great shop!

Nice clean design on the table.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#2 posted 06-21-2008 05:06 PM

I have to second Todd here…what a space… really do have alot of room…and the table looks great, you just can’t go wrong with those classical lines wonderful work…

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#3 posted 06-21-2008 05:07 PM

Great posting … I’m green with envy on your shop.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 06-21-2008 06:01 PM

Great looking table, and Wow!, what a shop!

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#5 posted 06-21-2008 06:35 PM

Yeah….what everyone else said!

It’s a classy looking piece, and the shop will be totally amazing once you finally get it all together,

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 06-21-2008 06:59 PM

Ok Brian…. Nothing like making everyone a bit envious!

Ithink you have one hell of a shop space on your hands. How do you like the Grizzly tools so far?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 06-21-2008 07:07 PM

Thats a nice desk, and thats a nice shop.

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#8 posted 06-21-2008 11:00 PM

thanks everyone

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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matt garcia

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#9 posted 06-22-2008 03:42 AM

Got enough workspace there Brian? I’m jealous!! That’s a nice table!! How big is that joiner? Looks like a small aircraft carrier!! And I thought my 8” was big, and long, WOW!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#10 posted 06-22-2008 04:47 AM

The shop is 1000sqft. The jointer is a 12” spiral cutter grizzly. Seems to work really nice so far. But i need to look at the bed, I’m getting a grove on my boards. I think where the table is machined around the cutter opening one of those fingers has a burr or something. Other then that i am happy so far.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design

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#11 posted 06-22-2008 05:00 AM

THANKS FOR TELLING THE JOINTER SIZE ….MAY I ASK THE PRICE OF IT AND HOW MANY PPL TO PUT IT TOGETHER ? My old Rockwell Delta 6” still works great , but I hear those spiral cutters are perfect for highly figured woods with little if any tear out , and I wouldn’t have to rip my wide stock down and glue it back together again any more !!! Did you forget to turn your dust collector on for the table saw ? L O L…. Awesome table too : )

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#12 posted 06-22-2008 08:06 AM

Nice desk Brian. Classic lines and scale. You are going to produce some beautiful stuff from that shop.

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#13 posted 06-22-2008 10:05 PM

Nice shop like someone said thats just the first of a lot of beautiful furniture thats going to come out of that place.

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#14 posted 07-27-2008 08:23 PM

Great looking table

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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