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“Shaker style” roll top desk. (Not that the shakers would ever have created a roll top desk.)
Aug 15, 2013
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#1 posted 08-14-2013 05:52 PM
Very nice. I don’t have the need for one but I have always wanted to make a roll-top desk just for the challenge. I like your style with out the drawers below….....I am very tall and squeezing under a desk with drawers is always a pain. This is more of a roll-top table. :)Well done!
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
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#2 posted 08-14-2013 06:41 PM
That is a real nice roll top. I also wanted to make one but a lot of things get in the way and I’d need a place to put it!!............Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 08-14-2013 07:55 PM
Very nicely done.
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#4 posted 08-14-2013 08:31 PM
Such an amazing job you did on the roll top. Simple, elegant and functional. You have achieved a good looking finish on the wood.
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#5 posted 08-14-2013 10:54 PM
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#6 posted 08-14-2013 11:22 PM
Beautiful work, great desk.
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#7 posted 08-15-2013 12:41 AM
Nice job, I always wanted to build a roll top.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#8 posted 08-15-2013 03:29 AM
Love the dovetail dados in the dividers. Also the light inlay looks great.
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#9 posted 08-15-2013 10:05 AM
Very nice looking desk, I just finished mine last week. I’m sure it will be treasured by your family forever.
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#10 posted 08-15-2013 11:05 AM
Very nice roll top desk…excellent job it looks amazing…well done.
-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....
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#11 posted 08-15-2013 11:25 AM
This will be my first winter’s project. Hope mine turns out as nice as yours. Great job.
-- Mike Wix
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#13 posted 08-16-2013 10:52 PM
Beautiful work. The finish looks good too. How long did it take you to build?
-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10
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