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Building a Desk With My Little Brother

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Blog entry by PeteCollin posted 10-14-2020 07:26 PM 435 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Hello All,
Last Thanksgiving my brother John visited, during which time we made a cutting board together. He enjoyed it, and we made plans to get together and do another, more ambitious build. Last week we did a start-to-finish build of a breakapart student desk.
It was one of Matthias Wandel’s free plan designs. Seemed perfect because John drove out from Chicago in his little compact car. I selected and planed some of the wood beforehand just to give us a prayer of finishing the project on time. We completed the thing with 3 hours to spare the day before he went home!
John wanted to do a video. It’s a big enough build that I will do it in several parts. Here is the first one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6kPhyhai1A



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#1 posted 10-15-2020 11:20 AM

Pete,
Interesting video, your brother and you appear to have an enjoyable time together here with this build. Great way to visit.

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