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Project by Stormy posted 07-03-2013 06:22 PM 1329 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut rolltop desk just finished by my mentor Mick and I. Wood is from a tree in the front yard of the customer.
Largest project I have been involved with, and quite a learning experience.

Walnut with laquer finish.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.





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rfusca

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#1 posted 07-03-2013 07:13 PM

Wow! That’s quite a build! Very nice!

-- Chris S., North Atlanta, GA - woodworker,DBA, cook, photographer

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#2 posted 07-03-2013 08:59 PM

Great job…very nice.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 07-03-2013 10:04 PM

Very nice… Cool that it was made from the guy’s tree… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#4 posted 07-03-2013 10:19 PM

wow, amazing

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 07-03-2013 10:29 PM

Great looking desk, i like it done in walnut.
I have always wanted to build a roll top, and i now have a big enough supply of quater sawn oak to do with, but i don’t have room in the house for it when i get it done. I guess i have to get rid of some of my other projects i have built over the years and just didn’t want to part with.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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#6 posted 07-03-2013 11:39 PM

Very nice done—looks great.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 07-03-2013 11:52 PM

very nice desk

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#8 posted 07-04-2013 12:21 AM

very nice desk and great work!

-- Greg Simon

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#9 posted 07-04-2013 01:07 AM

Very nice, I would love to do something like that….

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Woodmaster1

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#10 posted 07-04-2013 01:24 AM

Nice job on the desk! Now you have no excuses to get paperwork done.

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#11 posted 07-04-2013 03:20 AM

That’s a really nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#12 posted 07-04-2013 03:30 AM

nice work

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#13 posted 07-04-2013 03:32 AM

That’s a beauty !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#14 posted 07-04-2013 03:35 AM

Very nice.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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#15 posted 07-04-2013 08:18 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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