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Project by Mark55 posted 256 days ago 961 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to build this musicians work station desk. It is basically pretty simple except for the black paint.
The features that make it ideal are that it has a wire tray toward the back of the desk underneath the top to conceal wires and have a support system for the wires. There are many wire ports located in strategic locations to get the wires to the tray. Also because it is so big I designed it so the top comes off to move it.

It has 2 simple doors with flat panels and a pull out drawer for the keyboard.
It has a black laminate top with a very slight texture . He wanted soft round corners on the laminate so I used a round over bit then had to smooth out the edge almost like car body work so you could not see the edge of the laminate. Then when I spray painted it, ( small airless ) I covered the edge with paint right up to the upper edge of the round over so it looks uniform and smooth like its all one piece.

Like I said it was pretty basic and simple but the black paint was a challenge.

-- Mark, Newton, NC. www.routermillwoodworks.weebly.com





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luv2learn

1679 posts in 935 days


#1 posted 256 days ago

Very nice Mark, I am sure that you have one happy client. I like your attention to detail.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 255 days ago

Very nicely made work station…the construction of it is very well bone indeed…great jo.

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

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 251 days ago

Sleek desk! Great design and well executed, like the black finish which gives a modern look. Great job!

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NuggyBuggy

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#4 posted 20 days ago

Very nice. I was thinking of building something similar. How heavy do the slides need to be to support a musician banging away on them ?

Also, I see a monitor – where would he use a mouse and computer keyboard ?

Again – nice !

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 20 days ago

This is a very nice practical project. You did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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