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Project by bandit571 posted 07-19-2017 06:13 PM 2160 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on the one made by Roy Underhill for his Daughters, instead of Pine, this one is Curly Maple and Cherry.
Dovetails are hand cut. So is the “bead work” on the legs and stretchers. 1 coat of BLO, 2 of Gloss Poly.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use





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Woodknack

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#1 posted 07-19-2017 06:21 PM

I remember that episode, looks like you nailed the design.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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robscastle

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#2 posted 07-19-2017 06:28 PM

Looking good bandit!!

Psst whats next?..... finnish the house floating floor?

-- Regards Rob

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Handtooler

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#3 posted 07-19-2017 06:46 PM

Super build! Really like the dovetails and choice of woods. he’ll certainly enjoy it.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 [email protected]

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Festus56

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#4 posted 07-19-2017 07:05 PM

Looks good Bandit. Like the color and the wood grain.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 07-19-2017 07:31 PM

This is a beautiful standup desk and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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lew

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#6 posted 07-19-2017 09:01 PM

That is one sweet looking desk!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 07-19-2017 09:25 PM

Great job, Bandit. You nailed it, buddy.

-- 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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GR8HUNTER

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#8 posted 07-19-2017 11:48 PM

GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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stan3443

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#9 posted 07-20-2017 02:16 AM

Looking good

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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#10 posted 07-20-2017 04:52 AM

Very nice work sir. Be proud for sure.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Mainiac Matt

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#11 posted 07-20-2017 12:51 PM

I really like this one.

Well done!

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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bandit571

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#12 posted 07-20-2017 11:26 PM



Looking good bandit!!

Psst whats next?..... finnish the house floating floor?

- robscastle

won’t be getting done for awhile….fractured my right thumb today, doing Honey-do list work…steel framework fell on my thumb, right where I was holding a screwgun….cracked a piece off the bone. Bad part is that I’m right handed….not used to being a “Lefty”...

Thanks for looking in!

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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CFrye

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#13 posted 07-21-2017 03:39 PM

Beautiful work, Bandit. Love the curly figure! Sudden onset of left-handedness is challenging to say the least. I feel your pain.

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 07-22-2017 05:31 PM

That is really nice!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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