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Project by Benji Reyes posted 12-14-2013 02:16 AM 5214 views 55 times favorited 48 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished another desk before visiting the kids for the holiday season. I also had the opportunity to have better photos taken of it for proper documentation.

I changed the drawer pulls on this piece by making it wider. I also removed the drawer pulls for the secret drawers underneath.
Woods used:

top: balayong
breadboards: molave
drawer fronts; molave
drawer pulls: kamagong
legs ipil:
stretchers: molave and narra

All dowels are raised and rounded off. All woods used are reclaimed as with all my projects.

Have a great weekend guys!

Merry Christmas!!!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 12-14-2013 02:39 AM

Beautiful!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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Gary

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#2 posted 12-14-2013 02:42 AM

Truly lovely work Benji.
Thank you for sharing this project.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#3 posted 12-14-2013 02:42 AM

WoW…! what an amazing table. I especially like the twisted legs. Another masterpiece as usual Benji…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#4 posted 12-14-2013 02:57 AM

amazing work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#5 posted 12-14-2013 02:57 AM

Absolutely amazing!

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

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#6 posted 12-14-2013 02:58 AM

Another terrific piece….a little Greene & Greene after being “Benjified”!!
I love it…the legs are spectacular and the drawers are awesome.
I’m always eager to see your projects. Thanks!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#7 posted 12-14-2013 03:11 AM

Benji, your furniture, including this desk is amazing.

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#8 posted 12-14-2013 03:35 AM

Exquisite! ~ WoW What another Wonderful piece of work, Beautiful!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#9 posted 12-14-2013 03:38 AM

Wonderful work – this desk looks as if could walk – it’s so alive!

-- Greg Simon

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#10 posted 12-14-2013 03:44 AM

LOL! The pieces you make are an impression to behold, for which I have no words. Yep me, no words, I’m speechless.

Except, have a great time and hug those sweeties! Merry Christmas!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 12-14-2013 04:01 AM

I had to favorite this piece to look at it later, bet I will see new things I missed the first time, it’s such an impressive piece of furniture and art. It feels like hobbits would be around it to me. Creative !

Wow, missed some details first time through that’s for sure, second time, third, wow.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#12 posted 12-14-2013 04:34 AM

Kudos, Sir Benji! :) Great work!

-- "it's not in the Fender; it's in the Hendrix."

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#13 posted 12-14-2013 06:01 AM

Beautiful, Amazing, & Excellent wood & work!

Thank you!

Merry Christmas!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#14 posted 12-14-2013 06:15 AM

This desk is solid, dynamic and almost nautical in a way. It seems to have history beyond it’s years and has a story to tell. I would expect to see it in a museum with a docent talking to a wide-eyed audience about the documents that were signed on this very desk. It is so cool…......
Even more wonderful is that Benji is back. This makes my heart beat a little stronger. After the devastation over there, I wondered if your light would be dimmed, but it is shining like a beacon. That is such a wonderful thing.
Still I send my most sincere condolences for the tragic events in your Homeland. Take care my friend.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#15 posted 12-14-2013 06:16 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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