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Project by Elwood89 posted 10-16-2013 09:26 PM 2018 views 20 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m selling my house (and my shop which is in the basement). I bought a few Bubinga slabs a couple of years ago because the price was right. I had one slab left and I wanted to use it before I sold my shop. This seemed like the right project for that piece of wood. I expect that this will be my final project until I find a new place to make sawdust.

The design of this desk was inspired by Benji Reyes' Working Desk.

The top is a Bubinga slab, underneath is Padauk and Moabi. The finish is teak oil.

The top is 135×90 cm and is 79 cm high.

Hopefully I’ll find a shop to work in before I go into withdrawal (or the wife makes me get a job).

-- Elwood, making sawdust in Germany, http://www.AnsbachArtisans.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 09:31 PM

Wow that’s an impressive piece,great build,design and wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 09:37 PM

Beautiful project. Good luck on the move.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DS

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 09:51 PM

Nice desk, but, where’s the blue tape marking the boundary line on the top?
Surely would need that! :-D

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 10-16-2013 10:11 PM

Very attractive piece and will make a great show piece—but, as a partner’s desk is too small to accommodate even one partner, let alone two—those babies were huge at the turn of the last century when they were in vogue. This is not meant as a criticism, just an observation.

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

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ShaneA

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#5 posted 10-16-2013 11:15 PM

Great looking desk.

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GlennsGrandson

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#6 posted 10-17-2013 12:31 AM

This is awesome! Great job, I just finished a desk of my own.

I hope you find yourself making sawdust again soon. Best wishes with the move.

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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gsimon

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#7 posted 10-17-2013 02:38 AM

Great desk!
Best of luck getting new digs
Greg

-- Greg Simon

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widdle

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#8 posted 10-17-2013 02:49 AM

Well Done…good style..

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stefang

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#9 posted 10-17-2013 08:03 AM

Wow, great design and made for two. Excellent work on this beautiful desk.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 10-17-2013 10:51 AM

This is one beautiful desk. Love the details and color. One to be proud of no doubt.

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

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Roger

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#11 posted 10-17-2013 11:59 AM

I really like this design. Gr8 for working or playing together. Nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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aussiedave

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#12 posted 10-17-2013 12:15 PM

Excellent desk,beautiful wood and design…great job.

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

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Mike_from_Buffalo

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#13 posted 10-17-2013 12:38 PM

Beautiful desk, the design is great, and the wood pairing is amazing. Nice work.

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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Ottacat

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#14 posted 10-17-2013 01:02 PM

Awesome design and beautiful craftsmanship. By the brief look at your shop it is a beauty and I’m sure you’ll miss it until you can get a new one.

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Bogeyguy

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#15 posted 10-17-2013 02:13 PM

Nice, very nice.

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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