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Project by pashley posted 186 days ago 2862 views 24 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A huge project.

Custom designed in Sketchup, a client from a computer graphics and animation company in Manhattan contacted me for a special use Mission style computer desk.

All quarter sawn white oak, with a simple poly finish. About 7’ long, by 30” high, by 32” deep.

Client was pleased, and has already commissioned more work :)

-- Have a blessed day!





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Ben

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#1 posted 186 days ago

Hot damn! That thing is off the charts, friend!
Nice work.

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 186 days ago

What an amazing desk and looks really solid. Those legs are great… Excellent job.

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

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Woodwrecker

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#3 posted 186 days ago

Beautiful work my friend.
The design is very classy.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 186 days ago

Outstanding design and craftsmanship—an evolution of the traditional desk to accomodate the expanding needs of a digital world! Congratulations on a job well done.

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

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 186 days ago

wow, great looking desk. I like the massive looking coloumns and the arched rail and how that was repeated in the top.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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glen

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#6 posted 186 days ago

holy crap – that’s awesome. well done man!

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#7 posted 186 days ago

That is one beautiful and hefty looking desk.

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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#8 posted 186 days ago

I can certainly see why he commissioned more work! Beautiful!

-- Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 186 days ago

Incredible work. Love it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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pintodeluxe

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#10 posted 186 days ago

Beautiful work. I like the size and scale of this piece.
Are you a fan of Kevin Rodel? It reminds me a little of his work.

Now you have to find a place for those Glasgow style inlays on version 1.0
I liked that concept sketch too.

Keep up the great work.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 186 days ago

This is a very nice design and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Douglas

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#12 posted 186 days ago

what are those three rounded rectangles in the top? Are those decoration/panels, or are those something else? I can’t figure that out from here. Beautiful oak btw.

-- Douglas in Chicago - http://dcwwoodworks.com

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 186 days ago

Great work, I can see why they want you to build more.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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pashley

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#14 posted 186 days ago

Douglas, they are removable inserts; client uses special electronics that go into those holes…

-- Have a blessed day!

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Douglas

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#15 posted 186 days ago

Interesting, do you have any picture of those removed, or what that looks like?

-- Douglas in Chicago - http://dcwwoodworks.com

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