Seksing Sekretarya III

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Project by Benji Reyes posted 11-12-2014 02:35 AM 5697 views 39 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi fellow LJ’s,
It’s been a while since I last posted a project. Here’s a desk I’ve just completed and is a twist on my previous “Seksing Sekretarya” I wanted to see how the piece would look with sculpted drawers. Your comments will be helpful for future desks which I am hoping to build.

Top is made from Balayong. Drawers are molave, legs are ipil, Stretchers are molave and dungon Thank you and have a nice day!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, Instagram benji reyes

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#1 posted 11-12-2014 02:43 AM

Another masterpiece of design ,wonderful build Benji.


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#2 posted 11-12-2014 02:49 AM

It’s always a pleasure to see your work. Very inspiring.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 11-12-2014 03:41 AM

well i will say again here as i did on facebook, this is a beautiful piece, and i could look at it for hours, in fact i think you should use the floorboards for more pieces of furniture, i just love the legs on this one, it still amazes me that this wood is all salvaged…i would love to be able to reclaim such timbers here, the one wood i reclaimed is the southern yellow heart pine, a tree that is not harvested anymore, for a pine it is beautiful wood, harder then oak and to me so beautiful, i think we need to be happy with what we have where we live, i know i am…but this piece benji is a masterpiece to me….A+ A+ A+....:)

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 11-12-2014 03:48 AM

Another very nice piece Benji.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 11-12-2014 04:16 AM

Quite a beautiful sturdy piece!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#6 posted 11-12-2014 04:57 AM


Good to see you haven’t forgotten how to make furniture. LOL!

The integration of the movement of the top with the sides is definitely Benji Reyes! Cannot see the sides . Is it open or closed.

The feel of the piece is like sitting beside the local waterfall. Calming, yet moving at the same time.

It’s like what Grizz ( Bob) said “I can look at it for hours.”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 11-12-2014 05:30 AM

One of the most beautiful pieces of furniture I have seen.

-- Power to the people.

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#8 posted 11-12-2014 05:32 AM

Another Masterpiece!

Beautiful table… COOL design, woods, etc. etc.


Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#9 posted 11-12-2014 05:41 AM

Stunning all the way around. Superb craftsmanship….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#10 posted 11-12-2014 08:14 AM

Absolutly incredible. Its not often I see inspiration like your work!

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#11 posted 11-12-2014 09:13 AM

The carved drawers set the piece off beautifully Benji. It is a very beautiful piece and those legs are just astounding with all the different curves. You are a very gifted designer and craftsman and I appreciate you posting your work here for our enjoyment.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 11-12-2014 10:16 AM

Thank you Benji, You never cease to amaze me, Beautiful!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#13 posted 11-12-2014 12:12 PM

Wow! Love the twist in the legs.

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#14 posted 11-12-2014 01:35 PM

Absolutely amazing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#15 posted 11-12-2014 01:39 PM

WOW! Gorgeous!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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