LumberJocks

Oak writing desk

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jim584 posted 10-14-2013 10:46 PM 955 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Oak writing desk
Oak writing desk No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I made this for my Mom for Christmas last year. She loved it. Making the pigeon holes just about drove me crazy though.

-- Just getting started.





13 comments so far

View dshute's profile

dshute

155 posts in 1628 days


#1 posted 10-14-2013 11:08 PM

Very nice, always loved that style of desk.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

View Billp's profile

Billp

784 posts in 3142 days


#2 posted 10-14-2013 11:46 PM

Sure looks great to me. I’m sure she will cherish it forever.

-- Billp

View tefinn's profile

tefinn

1222 posts in 1379 days


#3 posted 10-15-2013 12:45 AM

Nice clean lines. The pigeon holes look like thet turned out great.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

113344 posts in 2519 days


#4 posted 10-15-2013 01:01 AM

Nice looking desk Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View hoss12992's profile

hoss12992

3153 posts in 835 days


#5 posted 10-15-2013 01:57 AM

Great job on the desk. Im with ya on the pigeon holes. I built one for my son a couple years ago for Christmas and was of the same opinion on the pigeon holes.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

View deon's profile

deon

2334 posts in 1968 days


#6 posted 10-15-2013 05:05 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3090 posts in 766 days


#7 posted 10-15-2013 10:37 AM

Beautiful writing desk and the oak looks great…You did an excellent job pigeon holes and all.
Well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

View KnotCurser's profile

KnotCurser

1907 posts in 2011 days


#8 posted 10-15-2013 12:51 PM

Fantastic job! The desk is well dimensioned and look fantastic!

It’s always the details that take the longest – I would gladly make fireplace surrounds all day long if it weren’t for all that trim work! ;-)

Well done Sir!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

5311 posts in 1234 days


#9 posted 10-15-2013 04:07 PM

Very nicely done!

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

View baileyst's profile

baileyst

47 posts in 715 days


#10 posted 10-15-2013 09:39 PM

It looks great.

-- Bailey Indiana

View Jim584's profile

Jim584

26 posts in 635 days


#11 posted 10-16-2013 02:34 AM

Thanks for all your kind responses.

-- Just getting started.

View jim1953's profile

jim1953

2693 posts in 2784 days


#12 posted 10-18-2013 02:47 AM

Great Lookin Desk

-- Jim, Kentucky

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Smitty_Cabinetshop

11650 posts in 1561 days


#13 posted 10-18-2013 03:06 AM

Excellent work, glad she likes it!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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

HomeRefurbers.com