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My daughter requested a new desk for her real estate business. She wanted a desk that looks like it came from Mad Men. Let me know what you think
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#1 posted 08-19-2013 11:56 PM
Don’t know much about “Mad Men”, but having spent the majority of my adult life behind a desk, I feel confident in saying that is one mighty fine desk—beautiful!
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#2 posted 08-20-2013 12:20 AM
That is pretty cool.
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#3 posted 08-20-2013 12:45 AM
Impressive desknice touch on the:Corners Drawer pullsdrawer insertsand sides.
I need to know about these “Mad men” if the desk is any example of their work!
-- Regards Robert
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#4 posted 08-20-2013 12:54 AM
That is top shelf, sir. From what I know of the show, though, there should be a bottle of bourbon or something in that drawer :) Again, outstanding work. Your daughter will love it!
-- Steve http://vaughtwoodworks.wordpress.com
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#5 posted 08-20-2013 01:32 AM
Great job! That looks awesome
-- Logan www.NewmanSpecials.com
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#6 posted 08-20-2013 02:21 AM
Looks real good….I dont know about Mad Men but I see some Greene and Greene in there. Is there stuff a source of your inspiration?
-- Billy Long Island, NY
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#7 posted 08-20-2013 06:06 AM
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#8 posted 08-20-2013 06:10 AM
Never seen the show, but that is a pretty cool desk. Definitely something unique that you won’t see everyday. Well done, be proud.
-- - Jeff - Hamilton, ON, Canada
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#9 posted 08-20-2013 12:41 PM
Bold and Beautiful
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#10 posted 08-20-2013 02:54 PM
Very 60’s looking. Right out of Playboy, just like Don Drapers Apartment.
-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!
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#11 posted 08-20-2013 03:19 PM
I honestly have never seen Mad Men, however I am familiar enough with the theme to know it is fashionably late 50s through mid 60s era… That desk fits in to that pretty well, although there are some very G&G features to it that I would not expect in a 1950s / 1960s piece of furniture as well… Having said that, it IS drop dead gorgeous.
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#12 posted 08-20-2013 03:25 PM
did you design it yourself?
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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#13 posted 08-20-2013 04:07 PM
It looks very nice. You did a fine job on it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#14 posted 08-20-2013 06:18 PM
You certainly built a desk any executive would be proud to sit at. The style and color would fit perfect on the show.
-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.
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#15 posted 08-20-2013 11:26 PM
Very impressive. I’d say you hit the nail on the head with this one. Don Draper would be proud.
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