Child's first desk

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Project by dgreen50 posted 03-14-2016 08:55 PM 1770 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My new granddaughter will need a desk to play and color at in the near future; so, I was “elected” to build the desk. It is a mahogany frame and legs and lyptus plywood top. The holes in the top are for Styrofoam cups to store crayons and other essential kids playtime stuff. The top lid lifts up to store coloring books.

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#1 posted 03-15-2016 01:25 AM

Cool looking child desk. She will absolutely love it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 03-15-2016 01:42 AM

Way too fun. And the desk turned out very nice as well. I am anxiously waiting for grandkids myself, but my sons are not cooperating. The colors here are very nice. Are the uprights screwed to the base with the red wheels covering the screws? Or does it fold down? I can only imagine how fun this must have been knowing that it was for your granddaughter.

-- Joe - I am not entirely worthless, I can always serve as a bad example.

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#3 posted 03-15-2016 05:00 PM

It’s a very nice colorful design. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 03-15-2016 10:41 PM

I bet she will enjoy, it’s so colourful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 04-04-2016 01:40 PM

What a great and thoughtful design. I especially liked the cup holes idea, but the whole desk looked great and colorful. Perfect for a little one.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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