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cherry and lypus desk

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Project by bigbullets posted 05-20-2013 10:26 PM 793 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this desk for my daughter as she need a new one and what better than to build one yourself!! The bottom frame is lypus because I had a mess of it, bought it from a furniture maker going out of business. The top is cherry from the same guy and it had same interesting character from a fire that occured in shop. The top is folding via Soss hinges and the front is tilts up via sewing hinges. The back panels are just birch plywood dyed black to add contrast.

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adamclyde

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 10:37 PM

Love the look – especially when opened out, with the front/tray and the top folded back. Looks like the fold out desk top had breadboard edges, with solid 3/4 width?

Excellent build.

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Mark Shymanski

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 11:53 PM

The chatoyance of the legs is amazing. A very good looking project.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 05-21-2013 02:12 AM

One of the first projects I ever built was a secretary desk for my daughter (using plans front he New Yankee Workshop). Your desk looks great and I’m sure your daughter will use it and cherish it for years to come. I really like to choice of wood both top and bottom. Great desk!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 05-21-2013 03:39 AM

Beautiful desk great job.

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#5 posted 05-23-2013 06:03 PM

Your desk looks fantastic! Like the classic design especially the legs. Great wood choice and finish. Well done!

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