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superstretch

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#1 posted 1139 days ago

Welcome to LJ!

FYI, the link didn’t work for me, so I’ll repaste it here: http://www.potterybarn.com/products/bedford-corner-desk-set/

Are you planning on painting it? couldn’t quite tell from your post. If that’s the case, you might want to skip the oak/birch plywood and switch to a cheaper material, but still paint-grade. I’ve not had an issue with L/HD plywood before and have used it on several projects. With a decent skirt along the back and a leg in beg, you shouldn’t have much flex at all with a 3/4 sheet.

-- Dan, Rochester, NY


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