Mission Style Desk

  • Advertise with us
Project by Lboy posted 2222 days ago 2333 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

19 comments so far

View MikeyFlies's profile


12 posts in 2291 days

#1 posted 2222 days ago

Very nice work! The middle shot really shows off its character.

View EduWood's profile


57 posts in 2254 days

#2 posted 2222 days ago

beautifully done. I love the design and the execution.

-- David, O.C., California

View Chris 's profile


1867 posts in 2617 days

#3 posted 2222 days ago

Beautifully executed…..

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

View RickL's profile


242 posts in 2566 days

#4 posted 2222 days ago

Excellent work LBoy, the finish really make the piece stand out.

-- Rick, Union,KY

View trifern's profile


8132 posts in 2393 days

#5 posted 2222 days ago

Great looking desk. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

View Callum Kendall's profile

Callum Kendall

1918 posts in 2329 days

#6 posted 2222 days ago

Great work!

Thanks for the post


-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out

View Dusty56's profile


11644 posts in 2314 days

#7 posted 2222 days ago

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!

View CharlieM1958's profile


15684 posts in 2844 days

#8 posted 2222 days ago

Looks really nice! Yeah…larger pictures would be good.

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

View Lboy's profile


180 posts in 2707 days

#9 posted 2222 days ago

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).

View brianinpa's profile


1809 posts in 2349 days

#10 posted 2222 days ago

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.

View Lboy's profile


180 posts in 2707 days

#11 posted 2222 days ago

Thanks Brian, can you describe how to find and use the zoom feature.

View Timber4fun's profile


215 posts in 2226 days

#12 posted 2222 days ago

What type of stain did you go with? Looks very nice.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

View Les Hastings's profile

Les Hastings

1274 posts in 2399 days

#13 posted 2222 days ago

Sweet desk!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

View Lboy's profile


180 posts in 2707 days

#14 posted 2222 days ago


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.

View gjd's profile


18326 posts in 2278 days

#15 posted 2222 days ago

This is a really nice piece. I’d be awfully proud if I could pull that off.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase