Trestle Desk for the New Home Office

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Project by RobH posted 09-21-2009 03:30 AM 2326 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, the first part of the office furniture is finally done. I am hoping to get the computer switched over to the new desk tomorrow night. It may take a little longer though. Just in case you have not been following the blog, this table is made mainly from two 16’ 2×16s that I found at home depot. The finish consists of two coats of Zinsser SealCoat followed by two coats of Minwax Polycrylic. The finish was sanded with 220 between coats.

Thanks for looking.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#1 posted 09-21-2009 05:52 AM

turned out great….is it set up in the new office yet???

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#2 posted 09-21-2009 05:52 AM

2×16’s ?? Very nice table and I like the pegs on the breadboard end.

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#3 posted 09-21-2009 02:56 PM

Beautiful, I never thought of using 2X’s but the table looks great.

-- Joanne, New York,

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#4 posted 10-19-2009 05:17 AM

The table came out really good. Good design.

-- Ed E. " Taking one board at a time "

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#5 posted 10-19-2009 05:21 AM

A very nice table with clean cool lines, well done.


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