Desk top veneer with my plunge saw

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Project by Boris Beaulant posted 08-05-2015 05:26 AM 2638 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch


Next part of a previously shared project A small cabinet with organic drawer front, this desk permit to explore an other way to use my plunge saw.

Here is a video that show you how I made this desk board. It’s a mix of oak veneer and maple.

Maybe it can inspire someone here.

And here is the final desk.

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#1 posted 08-05-2015 06:06 AM

Boris: That is just wonderful. I love it when new tools bring on new ways of making things. And you have just done that. My regards.


-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#2 posted 08-05-2015 06:39 AM

Thank you Madts. You’re right that it a pleasure to find new way to do thing easier with new tools.

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#3 posted 08-05-2015 11:37 AM

Beautiful desk. Curious as to why you push your track saw backwards. Did you find it splinters less or something?

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#4 posted 08-05-2015 12:29 PM

Very snazzy. I like it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#5 posted 08-05-2015 12:29 PM

Thank you Marcus. Yes, I push my track saw backwards to have a cleaner cut. It’s possible because the cut depth is 2mm only.

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#6 posted 08-05-2015 03:59 PM

Have to say, Boris, I realy like your work. Modern, simple and yet refined.
Think that the wide frame sort of keeps the slightly busy inlay in place and gives i calm feeling to the whole desk.
Thank you for sharing!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#7 posted 08-07-2015 05:57 PM

I’ve got to tell you, this whole project is one that honestly has me jealous. I would love to have the vision like this.

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

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#8 posted 08-08-2015 05:46 AM

PhillipRCW, generally my work do not come from nowhere. It was a combination of my own ideas and web inspirations. That’s why I’m happy to share it. Starts from something you like and make your own creation.

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#9 posted 01-31-2019 04:15 PM

Amazing craftsmanship, love it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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