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Quarter sawn oak. Top has a bread-board edge, spindles are mortised into the side top and bottom rails. The drawers are dove-tailed all the way around. Dimensions are as follows: Height – 29.75 in., Width – 22.0 in., Length – 40.5 in.
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#1 posted 07-21-2008 07:46 AM
Very nice work! The middle shot really shows off its character.
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#2 posted 07-21-2008 09:18 AM
beautifully done. I love the design and the execution.
-- David, O.C., California
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#3 posted 07-21-2008 11:27 AM
-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein
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#4 posted 07-21-2008 12:28 PM
Excellent work LBoy, the finish really make the piece stand out.
-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com
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#5 posted 07-21-2008 01:23 PM
Great looking desk. Thank you for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#6 posted 07-21-2008 01:30 PM
Thanks for the post
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#7 posted 07-21-2008 03:14 PM
I was hoping the pix would be larger so we could see all of the details in your work , But from what I can see here , you’ve done a great job…. : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#8 posted 07-21-2008 03:19 PM
Looks really nice! Yeah…larger pictures would be good.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
#9 posted 07-21-2008 06:11 PM
Thank you for the nice comments. I can try to adjust the settings on my camera (however, it is old, I have tried to put my money towards woodworking tools instead).
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#10 posted 07-21-2008 07:22 PM
Nice job. I just use the zoom feature to blow up the size of the picture.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
#11 posted 07-21-2008 08:26 PM
Thanks Brian, can you describe how to find and use the zoom feature.
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#12 posted 07-21-2008 09:00 PM
What type of stain did you go with? Looks very nice.
-- Tim from Iowa City, IA
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#13 posted 07-22-2008 12:26 AM
-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)
#14 posted 07-22-2008 01:13 AM
I used General Finishes water based stain. The color was “Black Cherry”. Then used a Miniwax wipe on poly for the top coat. The desk received 4 coats of the wipe on poly, the top of the desk received 6 or 7 coats, I can’t remember.
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#15 posted 07-22-2008 04:02 AM
This is a really nice piece. I’d be awfully proud if I could pull that off.
-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI
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